Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1981 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

1981 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.

1981 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.

1981 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.

1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU for sale

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1981 Chevrolet Malibu

$4,001

1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84529 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Albans, WV

1981 Chevrolet Malibu

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1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Williamston, SC

1981 Chevrolet Malibu

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$7,995

1981 CHEVROLET MALIBU

  • Bodystyle: N/A
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Red
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mchenry, IL
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