2018 Chevrolet MALIBU Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2018 Chevrolet MALIBU Fuel Propulsion System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1603630
 Internal NHTSA #11257486
 ManufacurerGeneral Motors LLC
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelMALIBU
 Model Year2018
 File date21/09/19
 ComponentFUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI started the car and reversed out of a parking space. After shutting the car in drive, i pressed the gas and the car barely moved. I pulled off to the edge of the parking lot and put the car in park, turned it off, waited a minute or 2, and restarted the engine. I put the car in drive and it went forward. I had to stop and slightly reverse because a car was coming toward me on the street i was turning onto. I put it back in drive and tried to turn out of the parking lot. Again the engine was running but the car barely coasted. It acted like it was not changing gears. I pulled across the street because a car was coming into another parking lot. We were almost hit because the car would not go. I parked the car turned it off. Waited a few minutes and restarted it. I got out and the engine sounded slightly off ... It was clicking almost like there was a timing issue. I got back in the car reversed out of the parking spot and went forward. The car started forward and i turned back on to the road. Suddenly the rpm shot up to over 400 and the car lurched forward without applying additional gas. I applied the brakes and kept driving. The rpm ran higher than normal on the way back to kokomo. It was not driving correctly and still acted like it was not shifting gears correctly. I drove it to the nearest dealership in kokomo, in. Erik
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure7200
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateINDIANAPOLIS, IN
VIN pattern 1G1ZD5ST6JFXXXXXX
 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 purchase08/12/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed15
 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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