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Chevrolet Malibu 1978 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Kramer Anempodist and Parodi Gastone

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/18/2019
  • Checking brake fluid
  • Coolant pump replacement
  • Rear brake replacement
  • The complete manual of the car

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Malibu 1978, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Chevrolet. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Chevrolet Malibu can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Malibu of 1978 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Malibu in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

Publishing year
Number of pages
356 pages
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File size
47.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Malibu specifications

The main characteristics of a Chevrolet Malibu car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelChevrolet Malibu
Model year1978
Country of originUSA
CategoryLargeLuxury Cars
Car length4900 mm (191.94 inches)
Car width1830 mm (71.64 inches)
Car height1390 mm (54.43 inches)
Wheelbase2760 mm (108.16 inches)
Vehicle weight1475 kg (3235.54 pounds)
Gear boxAuto, 3-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDisks
Rear brakesDrums
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.3
Engine capacity3790 ccm (230.11 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV6
Fuel typeGasoline

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Malibu model 1978 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

Expendable supplies / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Off Road rules / Torque specifications / Parts replacement / Serial numbers / Service tips / Safety / Mechanics tips / Safety first / Service hints / Notes, cautions and warnings / Basic hand tools

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Excessive vibration / Engine noises / Engine starting / Operating requirements / Front suspension and steering / Brake problems / Engine performance / Emergency troubleshooting

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Tune-up / Air filter / Engine oil and filter change / Specifications / Final drive oil change / Periodic lubrication / Compression test / Periodic maintenance / Pre-checks / Valve adjustment / Ignition timing / Spark plug / Idle speed adjustment / Service intervals

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

Camshaft chain and tensioner / Valves and valve components / Cylinder / Break-in / Alternator / Cylinder head / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Engine cooling / Oil pump / Recoil starter / Specifications / Removal installation / Ignition pulse generator / Crankcase and crankshaft / Starter gears / Piston, piston pin and piston rings

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Air filter air box / Cold starting / Throttle cable / Fuel tank / Fuel shutoff valve / Specifications / Operation cleaning inspection / Fuel level gauge / Exhaust system

Chapter six / Electrical system

Voltage regulator / Fuses / Charging system / Ignition pulse generator / Switches / Lighting system / Alternator / Electric starting system / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Specifications

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Front wheel / Steering shaft / Front brake and axle / Handlebar / Specifications / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Tie rod

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear axle housing / Rear wheel / Rear axle / Shock absorber

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Malibu

Specifications / Front fender / Rear fender seat / Rear fend / Rear fender / Front fender

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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