Last post on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:45 AM
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#1505 of 1514 Re: 2009 Chevy Malibu [loril744]
Mar 10, 2013 (6:55 am)
Your car should still be under warranty, no? It should not cost you anything.
Good luck with Hyundai. They make cars that are Walmart specials, built to a price, with little refinement or long-term quality. Truly disposable cars.
Mar 10, 2013 (12:35 pm)
Lori, I bought a certified used Malibu in 2010 that was 2 years old. My dealer has covered everything that has gone wrong for free, even things no longer under warantee that they feel should not have happened. I am missing something as you say "does the same thing" maybe referring to someone else's post that does not appear. Call your Chevy dealer service department. If you are not satisfied, talk to their owners. But I have been so satisfied with my dealer. Even though my car is not new, they have given me free oil changes, just like a new car.
#1507 of 1514 Re: 2009 Chevy Malibu [loril744]
Mar 12, 2013 (6:33 am)
If you have questions about whether or not your vehicle is still covered by warranty, please contact us via email at socialmediagm.com with more information, including the last 8 digits of your vehicle's VIN and mileage.
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#1508 of 1514 Dashboard lights, bright-dim-off
Mar 15, 2013 (11:07 am)
My 2008 Malibu LTZ's dashboard lights go to various stages from bright, dim, or off. There seems to be no pattern and it is really bad when off and dim is not that great either. I have the adjustment control as bright as possible. I hate to bring it to the garage as it will surely be on bright when I'm there and they will say working as designed, Does anyone have any advice or maybe experienced the same thing?
Thanks, Uncle Dewey
#1509 of 1514 Re: Dashboard lights, bright-dim-off [uncledewey1]
Mar 16, 2013 (9:51 am)
As a customer service representative, I am limited in my ability to troubleshoot. If you do decide to bring it in for evaluation, please keep us posted! We can follow up on that visit or assist in matters of warranty or recall concerns, and our email address is socialmediagm.com (include your name, contact information, and the last 8 digits of your VIN).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#1510 of 1514 Re: Dashboard lights, bright-dim-off [gmcustsvc]
Mar 16, 2013 (11:47 am)
I have some personal problems, but will have to take it in soon as it is a real danger not being able to see key items on the dash. I do shift down and need to know where I am, plus speed etc. I will let you know what happens.
Tx for your interest. Uncle Dewey
#1511 of 1514 Semi-Metallic Brake Pads for 2008 3.6L V6
Jun 24, 2013 (6:20 pm)
I am having trouble finding a repair shop that will quote me a front brake job with the OEM semi-metallic brake pads, expect the Chevy dealer. All the other are quoting me with ceramic pads. When I check all the major after market auto parts companies online, they also have no semi-metallic pads for this car. Are others having this issue? Which pads are performing better, ceramic or semi-metallic? I am worried about too much heat on the rotors if I switch to ceramic.
#1512 of 1514 2008 malibu power steering issue
Sep 13, 2013 (8:44 am)
Owned a 2008 Malibu LT 4 cyl since new. Has developed power steering issue with car jerking steering wheel to the right and left will happen when sitting still or moving. Noticed several complaints on internet of same thing is there a recall on this.
#1513 of 1514 Re: 2008 malibu power steering issue [bnsfjim]
Sep 13, 2013 (10:58 am)
I am sorry you are experiencing an issue with power steering. If you email us at socialmedia(at)gm.com and include your VIN and current mileage in your message, we are more than happy to check if your vehicle has any open recalls associated. We look forward to hearing from you.
GM Customer Care
#1514 of 1514 Re: Dashboard lights, bright-dim-off [uncledewey1]
Oct 15, 2013 (11:45 am)
Hi Again Sarah,
The lights have continued to be intermittently dim. Lately it happens primarily when I start out for the first time in any given day. However, I've been able to ignore it as they usually become bright within a block of driving. Today, however the lights stayed dim for a long time and I had to drive on an expressway. It was very disconcerting as I could not see my speedometer at all. If I removed my sunglasses I could see the lights were on, but very dim. As it happened I was going to the Chev garage, but of course, they were okay by the time I got there.
I was more concerned about the problem at hand and never even thought about talking to the service manager. I guess I should call him to see if he would look for any service bulletin or if he has any idea of what could cause the problem.
If you have any other ideas I could use them.
Thanks a bunch, Uncle Dewey