Safety Ratings
2009 Chevrolet Malibu
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints165
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2009 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

2009 Chevrolet Malibu (7/21/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14E044000

Component Name: STEERING

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: Dorman Products, Inc. (Dorman) is recalling certain replacement intermediate steering shafts sold under the Dorman, OE Solutions, and Solutions brand names, part numbers 425-167, 2425167, and 7-3074, for installation on 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6, and 2007-2009 Saturn Aura vehicles. The affected steering shafts may have a yoke that inadequately supports the u-joint bearing resulting in a premature failure.

Defect: A joint bearing that fails prematurely may cause separation of the u-joint resulting in a complete loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Dorman will notify owners, and dealers will refund the purchase price or replace the steering shafts, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Dorman customer service at 1-800-523-2492.

2009 Chevrolet Malibu (5/14/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V252000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.

Defect: Any of the above failure conditions increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will relearn the brake pedal home position, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). GM's number for this recall is 13036.

2009 Chevrolet Malibu (5/14/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V252000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.

Defect: Any of the above failure conditions increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will relearn the brake pedal home position, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). GM's number for this recall is 13036.

2009 Chevrolet Malibu (5/14/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V252000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.

Defect: Any of the above failure conditions increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will relearn the brake pedal home position, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). GM's number for this recall is 13036.

2009 Chevrolet Malibu (5/14/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V252000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.

Defect: Any of the above failure conditions increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will relearn the brake pedal home position, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). GM's number for this recall is 13036.

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU for sale under $15,000

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS

New Listing
$11,997

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 57,752 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mentor, OH
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot

2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT

New Listing
$11,448

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 28,824 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Abington, MA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$12,482

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 68,502 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Freehold, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
$10,776

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,334 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Redford, MI
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 10 Days on Lot

2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT

New Listing
$11,949

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 45,807 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mentor, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$10,390

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,418 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dublin, OH
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot
$10,987

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 82,184 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Grants Pass, OR
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 56 Days on Lot
$10,995

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 51,359 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seaside, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 3 Days on Lot
$10,538

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 58,248 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Holly, NJ
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 15 Days on Lot
$10,218

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 112,510 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Matteson, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
$10,995

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98,526 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 22 Days on Lot
$10,289

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 83,693 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Palatine, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 37 Days on Lot
$10,295
$11,977
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2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 44,791 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Venice, FL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 24 Days on Lot

2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS

$13,997

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
$10,000

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74,700 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
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