Battery Saver Active (Chevy Cruze, Malibu & Imapala Fix)

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The Chevy Cruze, Impala, and Malibu are all built on a common platform. They share some of the same features, including the battery monitoring system (BMS). One of the most common issues with these vehicles is the “Battery Saver Active” fault coming on the driver’s instrument cluster. In this article, I am going to explain …

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2022 Chevy Malibu Weight (How Heavy is it?)

2022 chevy malibu weight

Chevy Malibu is a stunning vehicle that keeps its driver and passengers out of harm’s way. It is a mid-size car from the Chevrolet and General Motors Company. You can get it in 6 trim levels: L, LS, RS, LT, Premier, and Hybrid. In this article, I am going to go through how much does …

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Chevy Malibu Eco Mode (Does it Really Work?)

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The Chevy Malibu “eco mode” button is a great way to conserve energy and help the environment. When you hit the “eco mode” button, the car will start by using less fuel and then shift into a more efficient mode. This will help to save you money and help the environment at the same time. …

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Are Chevy Malibus Good on Gas? (Fuel Mileage Explained!)

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Imagine this scenario: You come out to your driveway on a work day to find that you’re almost out of fuel. You’re late for an important meeting you have about once every two years, and you need to drive for at least another ten if you want to make it. It’s at this point where …

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P1133 Chevy (Code Meaning, Causes and Fixes)


The P1133 code is a generic code that applies to all vehicles newer than 1996. It means the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected a problem with the bank 1 sensor 1 oxygen sensor’s ability to switch from rich to lean and back again. The PCM uses this sensor to monitor the exhaust output. In …

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What Does RS Stand for Chevy (Meaning and What it Includes)

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Ever wondered what RS stands for on a Chevy? Fortunately, this article will answer exactly what RS means on chevy vehicles like Cruze, Blazer, Traverse, and more, read on. The RS name first appeared in the Camaro as an appearance package. RS stands for Rally Sport and it offered a more sporty appearance on the …

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Steering Assist is Reduced (Meaning, Causes, and Solution)

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What does it mean when you see the steering assist is a reduced error message? We are going to be looking at that in this post and see how to deal with this particular issue when we come across it. You’re driving down the street and you notice that your steering has become stiff and …

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Engine Power Reduced Chevy Malibu (Possible Causes & Fix)

Engine power reduced Chevy Malibu

What does engine power reduced mean on the Chevy Malibu? If you were wondering, wonder no more, we will answer that in this post. The Chevy Malibu has proven to be one of the best mid-size SUVs on the market though without its fair share of problems. Boasting great performance, decent-looking exterior, and great for …

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CTSY Fuse: What it Really Means (Explained)

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In the Chevy, the CTSY circuit is responsible for the car’s courtesy lighting and other related systems. The system has many associated lights and wires that are affected if the wiring has any. These issues can vary from benign to potentially dangerous. In short, The CTSY fuse is a 20A fuse that bridges the circuitry …

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