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Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil Viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.3 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.036''

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil Viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.6L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel 

  • Capacity: 16.1 gal (61.1 L)

Air Conditioning Refrigerant R134a

  • Capacity: 1.35 lbs (0.61 kg)

Automatic Transaxle Complete Overhaul

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid. Look for “Approved for the H-Specifification” on the label.

  • Capacity: 9.5 qt (9.0 L)

Engine Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL®

  • Capacity:

    • 2.2L L4 Engine 6.9 qt (6.5L)

    • 3.5L V6 Engine 10.1 qt (9.6L)                                       

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: Delco® Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Key Lock Cylinders

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring  Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood and Door Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 109435474).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887)

Powertrain


CHEVROLET MALIBU 2005 FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


CHEVROLET MALIBU SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual

  2. Chevrolet Malibu - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  4157NAKLCP

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11LL

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 4157NAKLCP

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H9-65W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H11LL

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157K

    • L1230R-4C

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  4157NAKLCP

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157K

    • L1230R-4C

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157K

    •  L1230R-4C

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 561

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Map Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 211-2

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 7065