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Electrical Issue My '02 Malibu has about 30K+ miles on it. I take it regularly to jiffylube and have all fluid service done. I have an electrical issue as follows: Occasionally, certain electrical systems will **** out. Power windows, cruise control, and A/C, they simply cut out, or will not be active when starting the car, but return in a few minutes. A few times, the instrument panel has crapped out, showing flat readings for gas and temperature. None of the other systems seem involved... the car doesnt stall or lock up. I've been looking thru the dashboard fuses looking for a bad one, but have not found one... Is this a chip going bad, or a wiring issue?

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  • azauthor Jul 28, 2008

    Just like other post, air will come on and off even though a/c light is green. When on, cools great. Now the cruise control won't stay on. Finally, the turn signal keeps clicking internally. Signal doesn't blink, but finally the warning bells comes on.

  • cgrosskopf Dec 01, 2008

    I have had these problems as well as others. I have had the door bells ringing, cruise control light comes on and stays on until I actually set it then disengage, Check Oil light is on now all the time, unless I cut the car off and turn back on in a short period of time. Electrical system is completely messed up in this car from day 1.

    I did have some issues fixed earlier by getting the hazard switch replaced.



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Might be a body control module

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