Common questions

What kind of transmission does a 2011 Malibu have?

What kind of transmission does a 2011 Malibu have?


Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-speed automatic 6T40
Gear Ratio (:1)
First: 4.48 4.58
Second: 2.87 2.96
Third: 1.84 1.91

Are there transmission problems in a 2010 Chevy Malibu?

2010 Chevrolet Malibu. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle transmission problem the consumer stated while driving 30- 40 mph frequent shifts in the transmission were strong enough to exhibit a slight buck. The dealer was unable to diagnose the problem. Loose power steering during parking and driving.

Why does my Chevy Malibu shift into fourth gear?

The contact stated that the transmission would intermittently shift into fourth gear when driving 20 mph and over, causing the transmission to jerk and pull the vehicle with a strong forward force. The vehicle was taken to the dealer several times yet the failure was unable to be duplicated.

Is there a recall on the Chevy Malibu?

No injury, no damage. Looks like general motors safety recall number 12106, but dealer stated that the VIN was not under this defect. This is a major safety concern and if other vehicles are out there, then they should recall them all.

What are the most common Chevy Malibu transmission problems?

You know what they say: knowledge is power. Simply being aware of the most common 2010 Chevy Malibu transmission problems and taking preventative measures goes a long way. 1. Complete Transmission Failure The self-destruction of a transmission is one of the worst things a car owner could experience on the road.

When to take a 2010 Chevy Malibu to the mechanic?

According to the fellow 2010 Malibu owners at, this issue may rear its ugly head around the 64,800-mile mark and the best way to handle it is to immediately take your car to a mechanic and have your transmission rebuilt with a new plate kit before any further damage is done.

Why does my Chevy Malibu not shift properly?

The general consensus over there is that this problem occurs at nearly 114,000 miles. It is almost always attributed to low transmission fluid levels. If your transmission doesn’t shift properly, the first thing you should do is check the fluid levels.

Why does my Chevy Malibu take so long to accelerate?

Slow Response When Accelerating If your 2010 Chevy Malibu takes forever to accelerate and either jerks forward or takes off like a rocket when it finally does so, there’s something wrong with your transmission. A user at compared the jerking-forward feeling to being rear-ended.

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Ruth Doyle