2001 Chevrolet Malibu

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Programming. The need to reprogram the PCM is identified in TSB # 01-06-04-018A. Another occasional problem with this vehicle is the failure of the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve. Failure of the EGR Valve may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The cost to reprogram the PCM is estimated at $65.00 for labor. The cost to replace the EGR Valve is estimated to be $101.00 and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector. Failure of the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is identified in TSB # 02-07-30-022B. The cost to repair the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor Wiring. The cost to repair the Wheel Speed Sensor Wiring is estimated at $117.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) Control Head. The cost to repair the HVAC Control Head is estimated at $162.40 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Vehicle Theft Deterrent Passlock Sensor in the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly. Failure of the Passlock Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to replace this sensor is estimated at $167.56 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Body Control Module (BCM). The cost to repair the Body Control Module (BCM) is estimated at $249.00 for parts and $42.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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