Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The approximate failure mileage was 158,000. Dec 04, 2016 try this fix remove wiper arms from where they connect on car turn wiper moter on then off. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where the technician informed that the rear brakes, the rear rotors and the rear passenger side caliper needed to be replaced.
The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. I find it very unusual to have something like a wiper motor break three times in three years. I have already contacted General Motors about these issue s to no avail at this time. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. Make sure not to get grease on the metal disk on top of the gear, however, as this must be keep clean in order to make good contact with the three housing backplate contacts. Troubleshooting the Chevrolet Impala Windshield Wiper Motor While they are not included in the list of components in the Chevrolet Impala that require maintenance, the windshield wiper motor has to be checked and maintained on a regular basis to ensure its consistent operation. Our car was still able to be driven after the collision and is currently in a body shop being repaired.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Fortunately one size did fit. I got failed trans - looked as a new, but it is life threatening situation when on freeway driver looses visibility completely. The entire wiper assembly needed to be replaced. My daughter had to stick her head out the window to guide me to the right side of the road to pull over. Chevrolet Malibu Replacement Windshield Wiper Motor Information Search our online windshield wiper motor catalog and find the lowest priced discount auto parts on the web.
Complaint Number: 10725511 Incident Date: January 8, 2013 Date Added to File: June 16, 2015 Description of the Complaint: Wiper motor transmission just went out for the 3rd time yesterday, 1st occuranc was jan 2013 an dstopped unexpectedly going down highway. The vehicle was taken to the dealer lou fusz chevrolet located on 5120 n service rd, st peters, mo, 63376 where it was diagnosed that the wiper motor was working, but the wiper transmission module detached and needed to be replaced. The technician stated the defroster wiring melted. The approximate failure mileage was 33,000. We purchased this vehicle as a used vehicle in April 2012. After we finally made it to the side, with my 18 month old granddaughter in the car we had to sit there for more than 2 hours to wait for the rain to stop. The contact stated that while attempting to turn on the rear defogger system it failed.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who stated that the failure was caused by the fuse for defogger located in the trunk, which had burnt and melted. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000. Free wiring diagrams here Enter vehicle info. Please investigate this and let me know what the outcome is!! However, a contributing factor is the width of the post between the windshield and the door on that side of the car. My case with gm is under 8-2977838540. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. I'm lucky to be alive.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who stated that the failure was caused by the fuse for defogger located in the trunk, which had burnt and melted. Refer to Control Module References. Peters, mo which is where the car was first bought in june 2010. We have tried various light blubs but that didn't fix the issue. The car has only 66,000 miles on it. In addition, the contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the brake system warning light illuminated.
However, I am not going to be comfortable driving it knowing that this hazordous condition still exists. Yet, we still had to pay for the fuse box replacement! The contact stated that while driving at approximately 60 mph, the windshield wipers failed to function. If you notice any damaged wiring, have them replaced by a professional to avoid the risk of electric shock. Took car to lou fusz Chevrolet of st. The width of the column on the 2010 Malibu has to abe a good six inches or more sufficient to block the view from the drivers seet of oncoming vehicles from the left.
After the fuse box was replaced, the problem still existed. The failure mileage was 700 and the current mileage was 23,500. There needs to be a redesign of the headlamps to provide better visibility. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Took car to lou fusz chevrolet of st. The contact stated that the glass in the sunroof of the vehicle blewout and crumbled.
After researching the chevy forum website I realized this is a common problem on chevy Malibu¿s of various years and a major safety issue! Complaint Number: 10992948 Incident Date: April 11, 2013 Date Added to File: June 2, 2017 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2010 chevrolet malibu. Unscrew the motor cover, push on the gear shaft, and lift out the main gear. I've heard of other people using the Dorman bushings, but they report that although they initially work, they break after a couple of months. It was then determined that the tech found the wiper transmission link bar was broken. The transmission malfunctions and doesn't shift right while driving it takes forever to shift and one time while driving the vehicle started to lose power and would barely drive when I would give it gas and the brakes wouldn't work it was like that for about 8 minutes before it finally started to work properly. Please investigate this and let me know what the outcome is!! We purchased this vehicle as a used vehicle in April 2012. Complaint Number: 10735008 Incident Date: April 11, 2013 Date Added to File: July 19, 2015 Description of the Complaint: Back in april of 2013, the wiper stopped working during heavy rain and heavy winds.