Engine problems continue to trouble Chevrolet Malibu owners and there are multiple reported complaints. Here are some typical reports,
The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail to cause the engine to misfire which can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate or begin flashing
The Fuel Gauge May Not Read Correctly, fuel gauge may not read correctly and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0455/P0461 stored for a fuel level sensor issue.
Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder,
The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder,
Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the check engine light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.https://repairpal.com/chevrolet-malibu-2016/problems
Owners may be entitled to new vehicles or compensation for problems.
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Here are some additional sources,
www.chevymalibuforum.com (forum compiled by owners discussing problems)
www.carcomplaints.com/Chevrolet/Malibu/2016/ (compilation of Chevrolet Malibu complaints, the listing of engine issues and problems