2016 Chevrolet MALIBU Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 Chevrolet MALIBU Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1607341
 Internal NHTSA #11266434
 ManufacurerGeneral Motors LLC
 Model Year2016
 File date13/09/19
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemAs i was driving from the va hospital in new orleans coming down the high rise bridge in dead traffic the car cut off the breaks got stiff it wouldnt start back up the engine power reduced light came on the stearing couldnt be controlled i thought i was going to die rolling out of control down the bridge thank god poeople moved out the way it could have been really bad i struggled to turn the stearing wheel so i wouldnt go of the side of the bridge and i finally rolled all the way down the bridge and got on the side i sat for alittle tried to start it the brakes was so stiff that it wouldnt start at first then i pushed hard and it started but the breaks didnt work and it would only go 20 to 30 miles an hour every time i hit the breaks the car would turn off i feared for my life because i had two more bridges to go over until i got home and been sitting at home no transpertation called chevy matt bowers and they told me i had to pay to have it towed plus pay 135. 00 dollars an hour for them to just look at im a disabled veteran i bought this brand new car thinking it was liable transpertation to get me back and forth to my doctors i bought this cxar brand new in 2016 and had nothing but problems with it im not a healthy man and i depend on this to get me to my doctors i get alittle money and didnt buy this car so it could break down this early in time i trusted them with my life and they told me i wouldnt have any problems getting to my doctors at the veterans hospital in new orleans.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure989000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StatePEARL RIVER, LA
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase07/12/23
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed35
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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