TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. That engine, by the way, is made by Honda, which knows a thing about squeezing out horsepower. I looked under the seat and the metal tube frame had separated at the weld and looks like it just peeled back. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-553-6000. It is a smaller car in terms of wheelbase, but is very large inside. Maybe it was an electrical arc; we don't know for sure. The Maxx's body feels tight and remained rattle-free, and the bump harshness is fairly tolerable.
To American eyes, the body is a somewhat runty-looking cross between a family sedan and an ice chest, but it speaks to the Continental preference for hatchbacks. I had been spoiled with my supercharged 3. Tire wear was good, too; the rubber was showing some age by the end of our long-term test, but probably had another few thousand safe miles left. After toggling into and out of overdrive a few times, the novelty wears off. Sales consultant Max and his team made sure to really work with me and get the car at the best price, and they did! Researched this on the internet and it appears that there is an epidemic of driver seat frames breaking in the same manor on this year Malibu maxx.
As I was leaving the office one night, I noticed it was raining. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. With an aftermarket roof rack, this thing was an amazing week-long camping car. It is spacious, with 41 inches of legroom and a bottom cushion that slides back and forth to expand the baggage capacity as needed. After removing the seat for inspection, the weld connecting the support tube inside the seat completely separated from its weld joint.
We've seen much worse out of Detroit before. The recall began on August 18, 2014. The Maxx sure does--a good 20 feet of it if you disable the traction control. It lived a long great life. Second issue fuel pumps begin to leak at the seal of the pump at the fuel tank leaking heavy amounts of fuel from the tank and onto the exhaust.
We have a 2004 malibu Maxx lt which was the top of the line in that year. Last note is the power of the V-6 is very nice to have vs. The base coat paint match, a metallic gray, was right on. Also, there's an issue with the ignition coil that can cause the power steering to go out on hard acceleration, but once that is replaced, the car worked like a charm. I left the dealership very satisfied because I didn't expect to leave with the car so fast.
I purchased this vehicle to replace a Hyundai Sonata. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557295605161 ; listingsSearchManager. A must for those who are barely computer savvy. I'm 6'3 and a big man, and I have plenty of room. The hatchback gives it a lot of utility, as well as a definite styling advantage over the sedan. The issue and concern I have at this time is safety, how can a seatbelt secure me if the seat is not attached to the car during an accident.
If I were in a stand still on a freeway and the car behind me did not stop in time and hit me at 45 mph, what would the result be? Stopping distance has also substantially increased. I sprayed some paint into a small cup and with a tiny brush I touched up the stone chips on the hood. I recommend this company for any of you paint match ups. The car was taken to the dealer and they corrected the problem by smoothing the brake pads. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557295605570 ; listingsSearchManager.
After receipt of both, I was very pleased with perfect match for each. Although the car's four-speed single-mode automatic trans isn't technically up to the state of the art, either, its ratios are well-matched to the engine's power curve, and it up- and downshifts responsively. I have read the various owner's complaints regarding broken Malibu seat frames and I feel that this manufacturing defect should be repaired or replaced by Chevrolet. I picture my seat finally snapping off of its frame and me and the seat flying through the windshield. Fold the Maxx's seats flat to open the already generous cargo hold from 23 cubic feet to 41.
Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. Please if you want contact attorney office they have my complaint on file. I cannot rave enough about Stew and his dealership! With a thick spear of chrome splitting its face, the old Maxx looked as if it were wearing orthodontic headgear. It happened so sudden I was afraid to drive anywhere, if I did I only drove slow. Check out those cast-aluminum arms in the multilink rear suspension. We'd be hooting even louder if this 3. Not an exciting car, but the Maxx would be a no-brainer to live with as a family car.