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Ignition coil and module failure on a 2005 Malibu Classic

I've had this coil replaced (3) times and now I've had to have the module replaced also. Is this normal for this to happen even with only 20,000 miles and several times afterward? Has there been any kind of re-call for this problem?

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  • bpowellaarp Jan 16, 2009

    I'd like to think that this is a manufacture problem that should be addressed by some responsible party instead of costing the consumer thousands of dollars. I'm in search of somebody to hold responsible for this defect. Any suggestions...anybody?

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    I have a 2005 Malibu Classic and my car will not start after driving for about 13 miles to work.

  • lbonazza_199 Feb 03, 2009

    I have the same problem. I just took my car to the dealership because it locked down. The passlock sensor & cylinder cost me $1,100.00 to fix and 2 other codes came up, one was is the ignition control module, the mass air flow sensor and the 02 censor all of which are fairly inexpensive comparatively. I would like to know if there was a recall on some of these parts as well. The vehicle is a 2005. This kind of $$$$ should not have to be put into a just 4 year old car.

  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    with our experience the module failure is most likely a result of another failure , we like to change the crank position sensor and module as a unit . keeps the comeback from happening . for years if you only did the module , you could count on it coming back , sure a module made the car run again , but for how long this time , so we learned to do the pair and it worked . experience .

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is it misfiring ? if not reset see if comes back

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