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Why does my Chevy Malibu not turn over?

My 2001 Malibu would not crank. It would turn over but would not crank, as if it wasn’t getting fuel. I had this issue about a month ago and my friend changed plugs and wires, checked compression (good), and fuel system (good).

How to reset the alarm on a Chevy Malibu?

Turn the key counterclockwise. Turn the key clockwise to lock the door. Turn the key counterclockwise to unlock the door again. This will shut the alarm off and reset the system. 139 people found this helpful.

How can I prevent my Chevy Malibu from being stolen?

The 2001 Chevy Malibu uses an anti-theft system to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. The anti-theft system sounds an alarm and cuts power to the ignition if the vehicle is broken into. ……….Insert the ignition key into the driver door lock. Turn the key counterclockwise.

How does the anti theft system on a Chevy Malibu work?

The 2001 Chevy Malibu uses an anti-theft system to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. The anti-theft system sounds an alarm and cuts power to the ignition if the vehicle is broken into……….. Insert the ignition key into the driver door lock. Turn the key counterclockwise.

My 2001 Malibu would not crank. It would turn over but would not crank, as if it wasn’t getting fuel. I had this issue about a month ago and my friend changed plugs and wires, checked compression (good), and fuel system (good).

How to reset the anti theft system on a Chevy Malibu?

55 people found this helpful. If starter cranks engine but it won’t start and “anti-theft system” light on dash is blinking then the anti-theft system is preventing fuel from reaching the engine. Just turn the ignition key to on position and wait for approx. 10 minutes and the blinking anti-theft will go off.

What happened to Stephanie and her Chevy Malibu?

What happened to Stephanie and her Malibu happened to me last saturday under an ice rain and without my cell phone..Usually leaving the key turned for 10 minutes would do the job, but this time the power went off completely as a mechanic last year told me that would happened to me one day with this sort problem with the alarm system.

55 people found this helpful. If starter cranks engine but it won’t start and “anti-theft system” light on dash is blinking then the anti-theft system is preventing fuel from reaching the engine. Just turn the ignition key to on position and wait for approx. 10 minutes and the blinking anti-theft will go off.

What happened to Stephanie and her Malibu happened to me last saturday under an ice rain and without my cell phone..Usually leaving the key turned for 10 minutes would do the job, but this time the power went off completely as a mechanic last year told me that would happened to me one day with this sort problem with the alarm system.

Turn the key counterclockwise. Turn the key clockwise to lock the door. Turn the key counterclockwise to unlock the door again. This will shut the alarm off and reset the system. 139 people found this helpful.

The 2001 Chevy Malibu uses an anti-theft system to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. The anti-theft system sounds an alarm and cuts power to the ignition if the vehicle is broken into. ……….Insert the ignition key into the driver door lock. Turn the key counterclockwise.

The 2001 Chevy Malibu uses an anti-theft system to prevent your vehicle from being stolen. The anti-theft system sounds an alarm and cuts power to the ignition if the vehicle is broken into……….. Insert the ignition key into the driver door lock. Turn the key counterclockwise.

Why does my car make a bubbling noise when I Turn on the heat?

This can be due to a stuck thermostat, blown head gasket or a coolant leak. When an engine overheats it can force coolant into the overflow container which can create a bubbling sound. This can also be caused by a faulty radiator cap. Never check the coolant level until the engine has cooled completely.

What’s the problem with my Chevy Malibu heater?

They finally called General Motors and they suggested they try installing a 2012 Chevy Camaro Heater Core Inlet Filter, Part #22785208, filter 8.845Y. All is good, no more swishing. They need to do a recall on all chevy malibus and fix the problem. I have to comment on the last part of that.

Why does my Chevy Malibu make a swishing sound?

I took my new 2016 chevy malibu into the dealership 3 times. We finally figured it out. I would hear a water swishing noise in the dash on auto stop and when the vehicle made sharp turns or abrupt stops. Nothing seemed to work, they tried bleeding the system 3 times, no fix.

Why is my car radio flashing on and off?

So while driving, radio was flashing on and off like a railroad crossing signal. Cure when on was to switch it off. stop the car, switch off the ignition, open the door, wait a couple of seconds, then restart the car with the radio off, then switch it on.

Why is my Cruze radio flashing on and off?

Hope the Cruze is not using insulation displacement terminals in the connectors, a real nightmare. Doubt if the radio can be bench tested with all this security crap. But why now, too sick to do anything. Get well soon brother Nick.

So while driving, radio was flashing on and off like a railroad crossing signal. Cure when on was to switch it off. stop the car, switch off the ignition, open the door, wait a couple of seconds, then restart the car with the radio off, then switch it on.

Hope the Cruze is not using insulation displacement terminals in the connectors, a real nightmare. Doubt if the radio can be bench tested with all this security crap. But why now, too sick to do anything. Get well soon brother Nick.

How do you get the radio code on a Chevy?

Step 4: Call the Chevy Radio Code phone line at 1-800-537-5140. Enter 106010 followed by the # key to direct you to the radio code retrieval system. Step 5: Enter the six digit code you retrieved in steps 2 and 3 followed by the * key. They must be in order. You will be given a four digit radio code. Write down the radio code.

How to unlock your Chevy or GMC radio without paying a fee?

Step 1: Start the vehicle and turn on the radio. Step 2: Press and hold preset numbers 2 and 3 until a three digit code appears on the radio display. Write this code down. Step 3: Press the AM/FM button. Your radio will display a second three digit code. Write the second code down. You will now have a six digit code.

Is there a test on a 2001 Chevy Malibu?

The 2001 Chevrolet Malibu has not been tested. Like what you see? Find the best deal on a Chevrolet Malibu today. There are for sale near you. Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats.

Is the 1998 Chevy Malibu a good car?

Check back with us soon. Showing 3 of 970 reviews. Reliable. Well taken care of. Needs paint job. Age on interior lining. Sound mechanically. Taken care of. Have records. Shows some age visibly.? My Malibu has been the worst vehicle I have ever owned. It has been very unreliable.

Is the Chevy Malibu a 4 door car?

Available only in four-door styling, the Malibu is 190 inches bumper to bumper — an inch or so longer than the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, two of its key rivals. Bucket seats are standard, and a front bench is not available. The Malibu’s spacious rear seat has more legroom than the Lumina and nearly as much as some full-size sedans.

How many miles does a Chevy Malibu have?

Mileage: 102,528 miles Body Type: Sedan Color: Silver Engine: 6 Cyl 3.1 L No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. 1st owner purchased on 09/23/00 and owned in MD until 09/24/03 • 2nd owner purchased on 09/24/03 and owned in MD until 10/22/03 • 3rd owner purchased on 12/11/03 and owned in MD until .

Is the Chevy Malibu still on the market?

In Canada, for example, the 16-percent drop in 2018 increased to 27 percent during the first six months of 2019. The fate of the Chevrolet Malibu in other markets remains unknown. Its biggest competitor in North America, the Ford Fusion, might bow out after the 2020 model year.

What’s the warranty on a 2010 Chevy Malibu?

@Ken, on page 8-8 of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual it reads that the Roadside Assistance program is provided for up to 5 years or 100,000 miles whichever happens first. I recommend contacting them and having the vehicle towed. This might be something covered under the Powertrain warranty.

When did the Chevy Malibu become front wheel drive?

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 car in February 1997.

When did the Chevy Malibu get a new grille?

Only new grilles highlighted the 1972 Malibu and other Chevelles. All bodystyles were carried over from 1971, but 1972 would be the final year for hardtops and convertibles as the redesigned Chevelles originally planned for this year, but delayed until 1973, would feature Colonnade styling with side pillars and frameless door windows.

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 car in February 1997.

Why does my GM car not turn on?

Sometimes the GM (General Motor) Passlock system cars have a part around the ignition tumbler that goes bad and no longer detects the valid key, due to “the battery in the key is dead and the chip is not connecting to your computer” • Toggle Switch ($4 SOLD AT LOWES/HOMEDEPOT/WALMART, ETC).


Is there a way to clear code on Chevy Malibu?

Some “soft” codes may clear but may return after the IM monitors in the computer system have run through certain timed cycles. Save the codes on the paper for future reference. Choose “Clear codes” option on the OBD II code reader/eraser. Start the Chevy Malibu to make sure the codes did clear.

Where is the reset button on a Chevy Malibu?

The computer is now reset. Turn the key in the ignition to the “Key on/Engine off” position. Locate the diagnostic link connector in you Chevy Malibu. It will be under the driver’s side dashboard on the left side of the steering column.

What to do if your Chevy Malibu alternator is bad?

Set it to read voltage. Specifically, you’ll need to set it to 20V DC. With your Malibu turned off, you’ll connect the negative side of the meter to the negative battery post or wire. You’ll then touch the positive side of the voltmeter to the positive battery wire.

Is there a problem with my Chevy Malibu?

God Bless Berger for his post!!! http://www.bergerweb.net/AleroSecurity/ 161 people found this helpful. This stinks because my car is doing this again and they have no record of a problem with the Malibu. They just don’t want to fix all our cars. They suck 28 people found this helpful. I am suffering the same problem.

The computer is now reset. Turn the key in the ignition to the “Key on/Engine off” position. Locate the diagnostic link connector in you Chevy Malibu. It will be under the driver’s side dashboard on the left side of the steering column.

Some “soft” codes may clear but may return after the IM monitors in the computer system have run through certain timed cycles. Save the codes on the paper for future reference. Choose “Clear codes” option on the OBD II code reader/eraser. Start the Chevy Malibu to make sure the codes did clear.

Where is diagnostic link connector on Chevy Malibu?

Locate the diagnostic link connector in you Chevy Malibu. It will be under the driver’s side dashboard on the left side of the steering column. Insert the plug of the OBD II code reader/eraser into the DLC. It is trapezoid in shape and will only plug in correctly in one position.

Can a Chevy Malibu stall at any time?

Stalls can happen at any time, and it can be incredibly jarring when it does happen. Before troubleshooting any automotive issue, including stalling issues with the Malibu, make sure that you check the vehicles trouble codes with an OBD2 scanner.

What to do if your Chevy Malibu won’t start?

YOU HAVE TO TURN YOUR KEY ON THE ON POSITION AND LET IT SIT UNTIL THE THEFT LIGHT GOES OFF (10-15 MIN) AND IT WILL START RIGHT UP 2002 Chevy Malibu 1 Owner – well maintained and then WHAM! After numerous times of a “no start” situation replaced battery.

When did I Buy my 2001 Chevy Malibu?

I bought my 2001 Malibu in January of 2015. The theft system light was on when I bought it and the gentleman selling it told me that he replaced the ignition when the light first came on because he was told that would fix the problem but it didn’t.

Stalls can happen at any time, and it can be incredibly jarring when it does happen. Before troubleshooting any automotive issue, including stalling issues with the Malibu, make sure that you check the vehicles trouble codes with an OBD2 scanner.

Bummer to read of the problem with your car. I am not sure what year Malibu you own as you have ignored the forum rules, but assuming 2013, sometimes repairs will be necessary on a 7 year old secondhand car. If that is hard to accept, a trade for a preferred vehicle is a great option.

What was the problem with my Chevy Charger?

They jumped it with a jumper pack and it started but within a few minutes it stalled. They jumped it again and I drove it for about 20 min. The voltage dropped in the 12 range and the Check engine and battery light came on along with the Service Charging System again.

How can you tell if your car charger is in trouble?

Usually, the first sign that your charging system is in trouble is a “battery,” “ALT,” or “CHARGE” warning light illuminating on your instrument panel while driving. It means that for some reason, the alternator has stopped charging the battery and your car is running on battery power.

Why does my Charger light keep coming on?

The voltage dropped in the 12 range and the Check engine and battery light came on along with the Service Charging System again. Battery was checked and tested good. They scanned it and there was a code about Generator Control something.

What should I do if my Mercedes Benz won’t start?

Start the car and you should be able to get around 60 psi. When the engine is running and when you turn off the engine the pressure should stay steady. Always perform this test on a cold engine. Next, make sure that the fuel injector connections are secure and not loose. Check the fuel pump and the fuel pump relay.

What should I do if my car won’t start?

Ask an assistant to turn the ignition key to the On position, but don’t start the engine. As your assistant turns the key, listen closely through the filler neck of the fuel tank. You should hear the whirring sound of the fuel pump motor being energized for two or three seconds.

We have the same thing with our 2013 Chevy Malibu. It stalls out and starts right back up and other times just stalls out and stays dead. Now enough of us can get together and Sue GM maybe they will fix the problem or at least reported sincerely JW. 45 people found this helpful.

What makes a 98 Malibu 3.1 start and then die?

My 98 malibu 3.1 is cranking and then dies. I put a now camshaft sensor, icv, and tps. Still wont stay running. If i unplig the tps it will run but then dies as soon as i plug it back in. 19 people found this helpful.

Is the 2013 Chevy Malibu a death trap?

I’m having the same problem with my 2013 Chevy Malibu, This car is a death trap! My kids refuse to ride in it,They call it the Ghost car because it controls itself basically, I have called GM and they refuse to acknowledge this problem. .. I guess until someone gets killed!!!

Why does my fuel pump cut off while driving?

Ended up being a faulty crank position sensor. Its used to fire right back up. But now when it shuts off it does not crank back at all. Also whenever you turn the key to on the fuel pump doesn’t cut on. But everything else will work. Check to see if you have spark and fuel pressure.

What’s the fuel pressure sensor code on a 2014 Malibu?

We have a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu that came in the shop with many codes but mostly it was having fuel pressure sensor trouble and had the following codes: P018B P018C P2635. You will see in the video it had many other codes and don’t worry we will be addressing them in an upcoming video so grab your favorite drink and let’s see where this goes!

Can a Chevy Malibu work in a sand rail?

I HAVE BEED TRYING TO BYPASS THE THIEF SYSTEM FOR A TIME. SO THE ENGINE AND TRANY WILL WORK IN A SAND RAIL AND NO LUCK. IM THINKING THAT NOW IT IS JUST BEST TO JUNK CHEVY’S AND STAY WITH FORD AND DODGE FOR TOY AND HOT RODS.

What causes a Chevy Malibu to not start?

The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.

What are the signs of a faulty fuel pump?

Faulty fuel pumps There can be a number of tell-tale signs that a fuel pump may be failing. Some of the obvious symptoms include a loud electrical clicking or whining noise when the engine is running even at idle.

What are the problems with the 2009 Chevy Malibu?

See all problems of the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu . Steering gets hard to maneuver while driving all lights come on on the dashboard and have to stop and reset vehicle, headlights work when they want to. I was driving on a highway when my steering got hard to use.

Why are the headlights on my Malibu not working?

That problem his causing high voltage which keeps causing electrical issues like burning cables to the headlights and not getting power to multiple interior equipment such as the ipc which stops working while driving and I am no longer able to my speed and other information.

What should I do if my Chevy Malibu won’t start?

Had it towed, Chevy dealership hooks to computer and they show nothing wrong. Sell $300 things that MIGHT help. 3 days, drop son off at school. Went to restart, car won’t start. Towed to dealer, this time they claim needs Fuel Pump. $700 and it is NOT covered under warranty.

Why are the interior lights not working on my Chevy Malibu?

Also, the interior lights did not work, nor the dome light, the trunk release also does not work. The radio worked as it was on but after we shut it off it now will not turn back on. Last night my land lord knocked on my door to tell me that my interior lights were on in my car. What??? They did not work??

My 98 malibu 3.1 is cranking and then dies. I put a now camshaft sensor, icv, and tps. Still wont stay running. If i unplig the tps it will run but then dies as soon as i plug it back in. 19 people found this helpful.

What to do if your Chevy Malibu stops working?

You can get your money for all repairs that did not fix the problem in small claims court if GM does not fix you car. Also check on lemon laws in your state. You may force the dealer to take back your car and replace it with a similar one that works. Last avenue it to find an attorney specializing in product failure.

Why does my Chevy Malibu crank but not start?

If your Malibu isn’t getting enough fuel, or any fuel at all, it may have a bad fuel filter, bad fuel pump, or bad fuel injectors. Without the proper amount of fuel getting into the combustion chamber, the Malibu will crank, but not start. 2. Ignition Issues One of the biggest issues that causes a vehicle to crank but not start is ignition issues.

Is there a problem with my malibu relay?

This is a very common issue with the Malibu’s and it can get quiet costly. This 2010 Malibu can be a nightmare since there are many possibilities to a no start condition. I had to do it the hard way yet to discover that a faulty and poorly designed relay could also be one of those possibilities. The issue with the relay is it has a mind of its own.

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