Recall Alert: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu and 2005-2008 Pontiac G6

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.1 million model-year 2004-08 Chevrolet Malibu and model-year 2005-08 Pontiac G6 vehicles equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions. This is an expansion of an earlier recall of the 2007-08 Saturn Aura.

The Problem: In these cars, a shift cable could wear out over time, resulting in a mismatch of the gear position indicated by the shift lever, according to GM. If the cable fractures, the driver may not be able to shift gears, remove the key from the ignition or shift the transmission into Park. The automaker is aware of 18 crashes and one injury among four-speed G6 and Malibu cars.

The Fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift cable and attachment bracket at no charge.

What Owners Should Do: For more info, owners can call GM at 800-553-6000.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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Comments 

Brady Holt

The picture is the 1997-2003 Malibu.

randi

Brady they made the "classic" model until 05.

Brady Holt

True, but considering that the other cars in the recall are twins of the Epsilon Malibu, odds are very slim that this is the correct vehicle.

I drive a 2005 Chevy Classic and this picture is exactly like my car. I have a friend who has a 2005 Chevy Malibu which was has the newer body style.

cori

My 2004 malibu hAd the shift cable broke and its on national back order, but. The part is only recalled on o.ne batch (like i was told) now i have to get.a rental. my EPS gave out and i. Paid $600+to fix it and just fou.d out it was a recall. N cant afford tbis rental much longer. I dont. Feel i should have to pay this alll out of my pockg.

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