Last post on Nov 24, 2013 at 2:08 PM
You are in the Chevrolet Malibu
What is this discussion about?
Chevrolet Malibu, Transmission, Sedan
#80 of 154 Re: 2010 LTZ 4 cyl [truckdriving88]
Apr 29, 2011 (9:01 am)
what an aweful experience..I just bought a 2011 Malibu LT2 , ive yet to run the 1st tank of fuel thru it, ive owned 20days , i cant stand to drive it..the shuddering under at the front wheel is driving me insane..It shakes, it stalls, then throws u back in the seat..this just is not a thing i was expecting to be dealing with..10yrs absence of owning a Chevy, and i come back to this? no wonder i stayed away, just wish i would have been smart enough to not come back..Now im $20k invested in a beauctiful looking car that drives like crap.. I took to delaership , they acknowledge problem exist, said they even notice it ones that come off the new transport truck...but GM hasnt acknowledge the problem, all things are up to spec so they cant do anything for me..Are you kidding me GM... Im saddened, if this isnt corrected soon ill be be looking to rid of it...450 miles on it and I cant stand to drive it..I have a 7yr old truck with 120k on it and it drive better than this midsize luxury car...whats up with this scenario...SAD..
#81 of 154 Re: 2010 LTZ 4 cyl [johns1law]
Apr 29, 2011 (11:33 am)
I apologize for your frustration. Can you please email me your VIN?
GM Customer Service
#82 of 154 2008 Malibu slips out of park
May 11, 2011 (3:38 pm)
I have a 2008 Malibu, purchased new in summer of 2008. I took it to dealership a year ago as had repeated problems with shifter not completely engaging in park, thus unable to remove key from ignition. They found no problem.
This has continued. I had car running yesterday in slightly sloped paved driveway. Put car into park, left door open, and briefly got out to retrieve a house key. When I turned around, my car had rolled down the driveway, stopped, fortunately in the grass, avoiding people, other cars, a lovely ornamental tree and mailbox.
Has anyone else had an issue similar to this? I am concerned about safety issues as have never had a car just roll away while in park and running.
#84 of 154 Re: 2008 Malibu slips out of park [van48430]
May 12, 2011 (5:33 am)
Were you planning on taking the vehicle back to the dealership? Please keep me posted on any information.
Caron, GM Customer Service
#85 of 154 Re: 2008 Malibu slips out of park [van48430]
May 12, 2011 (8:20 am)
There is a clip that attaches the transmission cable housing to a bracket that fails. Should have been recalled.
#86 of 154 Re: 2008 Malibu slips out of park [gonogo]
May 14, 2011 (3:44 am)
My Malibu has this same shuddering at high, constant speeds & under light acceleration. Are you saying this clip is the issue?
#87 of 154 Re: 2008 Malibu slips out of park [awajitoka]
May 14, 2011 (7:26 am)
If it won't stay in park, yes.
#88 of 154 Re: 2010 LTZ 4 cyl [johns1law]
May 17, 2011 (11:47 am)
Please let me know if you recieved my email. I look forward to working with you to get your concerns resolved.
GM Customer Service
#89 of 154 Re: 2010 LTZ 4 cyl [truckdriving88]
May 18, 2011 (8:06 am)
A "shuddering vibration" on take off is a Torque Converter problem! It is very similar to a "clutch chatter!" ----- Best regards. ---- Dwayne