Move to the rear of the vehicle and open the cargo tailgate door. While driving 4 mph, the cruise control seized and the vehicle continued to accelerate. The first time the car wss repaired and then given back to me. The failure mileage was approximately 118,000. The affected steering shafts may have a yoke that inadequately supports the u-joint bearing resulting in a premature failure.
The consumer stated the vehicle has several safety defects including the electric stability control, brakes, sensor lights, steering, suspension, wheels, engine lights, power train. It is possible for the turn signal or brake light to work but the tailight part to be burnt out - replacing the bulb on your Malibu will restore functionality to both. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that there was no recall on the vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. Ever since the first time I noticed it, it has gotten worse. Now, at 102k miles and 2 years later, the brake lights are coming back on.
This repeated bending may result in the cable breaking. Since the tailights are on whenever your parking lights or headlights are on, they will burn out eventually. I collided with the car in front of me causing major damage to my car and injuries to my shoulder, neck and back. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 50 mph, another vehicle stop suddenly in front of the vehicle, the contact depressed the brake pedal to stop the vehicle, the brake failed and the vehicle slide. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. This is very dangerous as I have almost been hit from behind a few times due to not being able to accelerate in a timely fashion.
I finally took it to a mechanic and they could not reproduce the problem. I have gone on chevy Impala forums looking for other drivers who may have experienced this are there are a good number of them. After driving about 5mikes my husband who was driving behind me signaled to pull over. It was bulletin 12213-brake vacuum micro switch. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. I was the only person on the highway and no issues.
Locate the two black plastic cargo net anchors on the rear wall of the trunk and twist them off in the counter clockwise direction. With the 4-cylinder engine, the Malibu achieves respectable. Services are subject to User Terms and limitations. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. Lights and codes went off for about two weeks then popped back on upon making a left turn. This repeated bending may result in the cable breaking. Returned to the same dealer again,this time again found no errors but they proceed to replace the tire sensors and reset the sensor id.
The brake fluid and pedal then relax again as the thick spot exits the caliper. In addition to the lights and codes, the car now make a loud grinding noise and the car stalls. You must fully depress the brake pedal, and even then, it will not stop immediately. Posted on Sep 11, 2009 It is common for the plastic brake light switch to get jammed or brake. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact coasted to the side of the road.
This action made the vehicle slow down, but the brakes still did not work. Earnhardt Chevrolet in chandler, Arizona was made aware of the failure, but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. I was told it was the coils by manassas Chevrolet and lindsey Chevrolet. Wear indicators are set to create noise when there is around 2 mm of brake pad friction material thickness remaining. Services subject to user terms and limitations.
Reset the sensors anyways and adjusted the timing. A police report was filed and there were no injuries. The contact took the vehicle to a certified mechanic who was unable to diagnose the failure. . The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and provided the contact with case number: 8-433-300-9105. Insert the bulb and the socket back into the reverse light housing in the trunk lid.
Consumer writes in regards to multiple safety defects with vehicle. My brake lights are on, while my foot is off of the brake pedal. Also, before this my shifter would get stuck in park and could only be released by pressing the unlock gadget next to the shifter. In addition, it should be recognized that high-performance and track-capable brake systems using high-performance pad materials will always be at higher risk for producing brake squeal noise, even when no damage to the components is present. The major components of a braking system, like pads, rotors and caliper, will need to be repaired or replaced as part of regular brake service and maintenance during the lifespan of a vehicle.
The vehicle was not repaired. OnStar links to emergency services. My brake lights were on and when I engaged the brake pedal to come to a stop the brake lights went off. I have been at a light in the middle of making a turn when the car will stall and not let me take off- the traction control symbol will come on and I will be stuck trying to accelerate. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that a harness needed to be replaced.