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Engine Knocking Noise problems of the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu



Four problems related to engine knocking noise have been reported for the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu.

car   Engine Knocking Noise problem 1
Failure Date: 06/01/2006

Engine leaks anti-freeze, turn signals go in & out, fuel gauge not always right, making a loud banging noise, and now dead won't even start. 2001 chevy Malibu 3. 1l v6 $22,000 & only 67,000 miles.

car   Engine Knocking Noise problem 2
Failure Date: 08/11/2003

When driving or when vehicle was parked and running engine would make a knocking noise. The owner made contact with dealer.

car   Engine Knocking Noise problem 3
Failure Date: 01/01/2002

The front end is vibrating at any speed. Dealer has done front alignment, replaced the front tires, and the rotors were turned. Did not remedy the problem. The consumer states that the dealer will not replace, but will only turn (three times) to be turned less than three months. The problem still exists. The seventh time the vehicle has been in the shop for one problem or another, and feels that the vehicle is a lemon. The consumer also states that the dealer had the vehicle for twelve weeks for a knocking noise in the engine. A valve adjustment seems to remedy, the front end vibration still not repaireed.

car   Engine Knocking Noise problem 4
Failure Date: 01/01/2002

A knocking noise would come from the engine while driving and cause vehicle to hesitate when accelerating. Dealer was not notified at this time.