Safety Ratings
2008 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 Recalls1
Number of Complaints326
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

2008 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.

2008 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.

2008 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.

2008 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.

2008 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.

2008 Gold CHEVROLET MALIBU for sale

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

$7,900

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 149,623 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, NE
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
$8,962
$8,971
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2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 123,139 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Olympia, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 36 Days on Lot
$5,000
$6,000
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2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 134,409 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Quakertown, PA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 41 Days on Lot
$8,995

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113,646 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Elizabethtown, PA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 51 Days on Lot
$12,995

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Porterville, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 74 Days on Lot
$8,991

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94,520 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tempe, AZ
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 23 Days on Lot
$6,879
$7,848
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2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100,944 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: McDonough, GA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 31 Days on Lot
$6,895

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 125,745 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Florence, KY
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 59 Days on Lot

2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT

$11,795

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,295 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
$8,988

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 97,944 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Clarksville, TN
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot

2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT

$10,500

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 87,482 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
$10,998
$11,599
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2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 65,603 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 18 Days on Lot

2008 Chevrolet Malibu LS

$8,499

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 63,947 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Trevose, PA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
$8,149

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 64,720 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Willow Grove, PA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
  • 25 Days on Lot

2008 Chevrolet Malibu LS

$9,995

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 149,978 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Red
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Northwood, OH
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
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