Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1980 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

1980 Chevrolet Malibu (10/24/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07E088000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: CERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.

Defect: THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: HONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.

1980 Chevrolet Malibu (4/29/1985)  

Campaign Number: 85V048000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: EXCESSIVE ENLARGEMENT OF THE WHEEL CYLINDER PILOT HOLE IN THE REAR BRAKE BACKING PLATE COULD ALLOW THE WHEEL CYLINDER TO ROTATE AND CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID LEADS TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKE ACTION, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT. FRONT BRAKES WOULD REMAIN OPERATIONAL.

Defect:

Corrective Action: ADD A PART TO PREVENT WHEEL CYLINDER FROM ROTATING.

1980 Chevrolet Malibu (11/24/1984)  

Campaign Number: 84V149000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AXLES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE AXLE SHAFT AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.

Defect:

Corrective Action: THE DEALER WILL INSPECT THE REAR AXLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT WAS MANUFACTURED AT THE BUFFALO PLANT. IF SO, THEY WILL MAKE AXLE MEASUREMENTS AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE OR MODIFY AFFECTED AXLE COMPONENTS WITHOUT CHARGE.

1980 Chevrolet Malibu (8/19/1983)  

Campaign Number: 83V077000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: ACCELERATOR PUMP LEVER RETAINING PIN MAY LOOSEN AFTER REPEATED HEAVY ACCELERATOR PEDAL APPLICATIONS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE THROTTLE TO BECOME STUCK IN THE OPEN POSITION.

Defect:

Corrective Action: DEALER WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COTTER PIN, TO RETAIN THE ACCELERATOR PUMP PIN, AND A SPRING CLIP THRUST WASHER ON THE ACCELERATOR PUMP LINK.

1980 Chevrolet Malibu (2/25/1981)  

Campaign Number: 81V025000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.

Defect:

Corrective Action: BOTH REAR CONTROL ARM ATTACHMENT BOLTS WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE.

1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU for sale

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1980 Chevrolet Malibu

$12,400

1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: 68168 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Blue
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Location: Concord, NC

1980 Chevrolet Malibu

$7,500

1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Bremen, GA

1980 Chevrolet Malibu

$9,500

1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Location: Bremen, GA

1980 Chevrolet Malibu

$6,000

1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 10 Cyl
  • Location: Le Roy, IL
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