Tag: Malibu

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Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon
May 02, 2017

Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon

Dear Car Talk

T.J.'s new car has been nothing but trouble. Should he bring it back to the shop again, or research lemon laws?

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Should Mike Ignore a Cam Sensor Error?
Mar 30, 2017

Should Mike Ignore a Cam Sensor Error?

Dear Car Talk

Mike's cam sensor error isn't a good candidate for the black-tape 'fix', but there's good news.

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Mar 23, 2015

Big Daddy (and Mommy) Are Watching: The 2016 Malibu Offers Built-In Teen Safety

Jim Motavalli

Debuting at the New York Auto Show, the new Chevrolet Malibu turns off the radio if young drivers don't buckle up, keeps stats on on-road behavior, and all but slaps the cuffs on, for speeding.

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How do electronic odometers hold their mileage when they lose power
Mar 01, 2010

Today: How it is that digital odometers don't lose their data.

Dear Car Talk

Everyone knows it is illegal to change an odometer reading, and I wouldn't do it even if I knew how. My 1999 Chevy Malibu (the best car I've ever owned) has an electronic display. I am curious as to why the...

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Jun 01, 2004

Should Volkswagen's recent quality concerns deter Bill from buying a Jetta?

Dear Car Talk

What's happening to the VW brand I used to think VW cars were made to last forever and were built with incredible German precision and care Now I find out that all of the small models they sell in the...

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Mar 01, 1999

Is my 1971 Chevy Malibu a classic?

Dear Car Talk

I am the owner of a four-door Chevy Malibu Is my car a classic What is a classic car Do you know how I could find out the value of my car -- William RAY Like beauty William classic is...

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Nov 01, 1997

Is Chevy's claim that their new Malibu doesn't need a tune-up for 100k miles for real?

Dear Car Talk

My fiancee and I are interested in buying a new car We have been impressed with the new Chevy Malibu I am concerned however about their boast that it will not need a tune-up for miles Not only do they...

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Dec 01, 1993

Which is better: an '81 Chevy Malibu or a '75 Volvo 242 GL?

Dear Car Talk

Help I am faced with the dilemma of chosing between cars I am and my mother is making me choose between her old car a Chevrolet Malibu and my current one a Volvo GL The Chevy has miles and the...

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