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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

72 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu. 13 of these members (18.1%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 4 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2004 Chevrolet Malibus--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2004 Chevrolet Malibu problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2004 Chevrolet Malibu problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Chevrolet Malibu repairs by problem area

21% of the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 34% to the suspension, 24% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 92 repairs.

2004 Chevrolet Malibu transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 62% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, and 14% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 21 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Malibu in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 54560    
71300 200 The right axle was leaking, I saw it wet but condition must have been there for months or even a year, might have been from hitting something. 
89280  
Chevrolet Malibu in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 80000    
88000 0 Leaky transmission pan gasket. 
 

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Hatch

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Malibu in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 141000    
179000 195 Replaced leaking transmission pan gasket, filter, and transmission flush 
 
Chevrolet Malibu in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 57000    
60000 142 Transmission shifting problem, solved by adding transmission fluid and possibly resetting shift points. 
134000  

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