Fuel filter. The fuel filter on your 1999 Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet Malibu The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997. The Malibu began as a trim-level of the Chevrolet Chevelle, becoming its own model line in 1978. Originally a rear-wheel-drive intermediate, GM revived the Malibu nameplate as a front-wheel-drive enpediashould be located in the rear of the vehicle at the rear of the fuel tank. fuel filter - 1999 Chevrolet Malibu - RepairPal Was this helpful?