2003 Chevrolet Malibu

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2003 Chevrolet Malibu Fuel Economy
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu Reliability Rating

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

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems A common problem on this vehicle is failure of the Intake Manifold Gaskets. The cost to repair the Intake Manifold Gaskets is estimated at $100.00 for parts and $344.50 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 Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector. The transmission may shift harsh and trouble codes may set. 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

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Wheel Bearing Hubs. The cost to repair the Front Wheel Bearing Hubs is estimated at $280.00 each for parts and $71.50 for labor on one side and $130.00 for labor on both sides. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

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

Heating & Air Conditioning

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

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder Housing. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder Housing may prevent the engine from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder Housing is estimated at $238.83 for parts and $84.50 for labor. This labor includes time for reprogramming the theft system. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

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

Overall

4 out of 5 4 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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