The information regarding their location is below This link shows the layout of the Instrument Panel Fuse block which is found on the passenger's side. The mechanic replaced the entire instrument panel, but the failure recurred a month later. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, the vehicle would down shift while accelerating. I've never had this problem before. Simply connect the wires completing the circuit. You could also have water intrusion into an electrical portion of the system causing issues.
The technician reprogrammed the computerized system, but the failure recurred on eight separate occasions. These are warnings and shouldn't be ignored as just a fluke because car was worked on not necessarily anyone's fault. The check engine warning light continued to illuminate on the instrument panel; however, there were no other failures. I just purchased this vehicle used and I noticed the problem right away. When it is raining the! Slide the ashtray out in the open position. As far as the turn signal clicking noise, the hazard switch is the actual flasher unit for the turn signals, and could be the culprit, but the most likely cause is the turn signal switch itself.
Because the turn signal failed, the driver in the other lane did not know she was trying to merge and proceeded into the spot. The failure mileage was approximately 14,000 and the current mileage was approximately 22,000. The officer asked why I did not use my signal. Although we didn't get this checked out until after the accident, I believe the accicent would have been avoided if the signals had been working, and I am really annoyed that the dealership seemed so ignorant of this well documented problem. The vehicle was taken back to the dealership the following day.
I have seen several complaints from other consumers also. Now whenever the sensor puts my regular lights on, jiggling the dimmer switch doesn't work. The vehicle has not been inspected to determine the cause of the failure. While driving various speeds, the instrument panel lighting would inadvertently dim or flicker. Remove the center steering wheel nut with a socket wrench. My daughter had to swerve back into her lane to avoid the other car , and could not avoid rear-ending the vehicle ahead where traffic had suddenly stopped.
This is an incredibly dangerous situation that is obviously caused by a pervasive problem since there are numerous reports of this same failure. She attempted to use the hazard lights, and they would not work either. I initially had trouble with the outside mirrors but they did remedy that. The failure mileage was 77,100. After reading all of the posts, we rushed when the low coolant light came on a second time in 2 days. They just stop working and then work without problem.
Pull out the retaining push-pins after popping out the center of the pin. Fortunately no one was injured, but they easily could have been. When the sound comes back on, it starts out really quiet and has to work its way up to the vloume it is set on. My low coolant light came on back in Feb and I checked and checked no leaks and the coolant level was ok in the car. The officer asked why I did not use my signal. Because the turn signal failed, the driver in the other lane did not know she was trying to merge and proceeded into the spot. Gm should reimburse me for the money I was forced to pay, given the history of this defect with prior model years and the fact this situation has not seemingly been replaced with the '02 model year, either.
The turn signals would operate without initialization and the power door locks were also inoperable. It is annoying because if the left blinker does not turn on and I start my car it does not start and the horn sounds. The car had 95,000 km on it at purchase. Naturally, on the service date the signals were working. It is also a problem because when I drive I have to change lanes and even though I turn my blinkers on they do not work so I am cutting people off all the time. .
I had someone who previously owned a Malibu state that they had the same problem. I looked into the issue online and found this to be a common problem. I was also thinking that the amp might not be the problem and replacing the radio will not fix the problem. My radio is not working right. The light went off after a week of being on, and driving me nuts with the constantly checking the car to make sure that the coolant is proper.
The contact pulled over and checked exterior lights. So I again drove the car back home. This is very dangerous if you are trying to merge onto the freeway or just around town. My brakes worked fine too. Hope this saves someone else a lot of headaches, I'm glad I read all about it. I checked all fuses and breakers.