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Why is the no start light on on my Chevy Malibu?

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Why is the no start light on on my Chevy Malibu?

Turning key to run position and letting sit for 10-15 minutes, then to off letting sit for 5 minutes. This I found as a “trick” related to possible malfunctioning anti-theft system that causes similar no start issues, however my anti-theft light does not stay on.

Why does my Chevy Malibu have no crank?

A shifter range selector switch issue or shifter cable issue are certainly two of the possibilities for a no crank condition. There are several others. Thanks for the responses all! Still not sure what’s going on here.

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.

Turning key to run position and letting sit for 10-15 minutes, then to off letting sit for 5 minutes. This I found as a “trick” related to possible malfunctioning anti-theft system that causes similar no start issues, however my anti-theft light does not stay on.

A shifter range selector switch issue or shifter cable issue are certainly two of the possibilities for a no crank condition. There are several others. Thanks for the responses all! Still not sure what’s going on here.

@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.

What are common reasons my Chevrolet Malibu won’t start?

What are common reasons my Chevrolet Malibu won’t start? While there are a variety of reasons your Chevrolet Malibu won’t start, the most common 3 are a dead battery, an alternator problem, or failed starter. How is a no-start diagnosis fixed?

Why do my Malibu dash lights not come on?

Sounds like fuses or relay went bad 37 people found this helpful. My 2016 Malibu dash lights does not come on in the mornings they will come on later down the road this has been happening for the last 2 weeks, could that be a fuse or relay too. 71 people found this helpful.

Are there gas Guage lights on a Chevy Malibu?

2013 chevy malibu. Took it to the dealership today because it wouldn’t start. Got it jumped and also asked them to check out the dash while it was there. No speedometer, gas Guage, rpms, etc. But I can see the check engine light and the screen for the radio works fine. They told me its the cluster.

Why is my car no crank no start?

Intermittent No Crank No Start. A customer or technician may comment on the above condition. This could be the result of any of the following: Misadjusted or damaged transmission shift cable. Park Neutral (PN) switch installation or internal failure.

Is there a crank on my Chevy Malibu?

All the guages on the dash and all go off, but there’s no crank, no sound, nothing. When I turn back from start to on, all the guages, radio, etc power back on. All the electronics turn on and get good power in the on position lights, radio, windows, etc. It’s when I turn to start, I get nothing.

Why does my GM car say no start no crank?

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

Is the starter circuit good on a Chevy Malibu?

Checked the starter circuit as described by Ben’s answer. Good power and ground to the correct relays. All fuses are good. Checked wiring to ecm. Ground on X3 73 is good. Confirmed B+ power to terminal 20 red-white on X1.

All the guages on the dash and all go off, but there’s no crank, no sound, nothing. When I turn back from start to on, all the guages, radio, etc power back on. All the electronics turn on and get good power in the on position lights, radio, windows, etc. It’s when I turn to start, I get nothing.

What’s the problem with my 2012 Chevy Malibu?

Discovered that a slight tap on the fuse box the car would start fine. A few weeks ago, the pick back up after a couple of seconds. Last week, nearly 30 minutes to get it started. Any dealer replace the ECM? I think you have wires grounding out that shouldn’t above the fuel tank , did you do the fuel pump or did the mechanic ?

Is the Chevy Malibu always start and run?

In June of 2016, the always start and run fine otherwise. In August, the vehicle started having issues cranking. It threw a code “fuel pump circuit failure”. Mechanic friend told us to change the fuel pump, so we did. Ram fine for a few weeks, and then wouldn’t start again. Checked the relay and it was HOT. Changed relay again.

Intermittent No Crank No Start. A customer or technician may comment on the above condition. This could be the result of any of the following: Misadjusted or damaged transmission shift cable. Park Neutral (PN) switch installation or internal failure.

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 to do if your dash light bulb is not working?

#* If the bulb is not bad, carefully reinsert it, applying a small dab of light bulb grease on the metal base of the bulb. #*If you find more than one bulb that is bad then, it is recommended to replace all the bulbs as a set. Once they start failing, then it is likely all will fail soon. #Acquire a professional opinion.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why does my car anti theft system not work?

Check the key. The key itself could be the culprit for the anti theft system car wont start. The keys have a built-in chip that sends a code to the alarm system when you insert it into the ignition. That chip won’t work in case of a broken or damaged key.

Is it normal for the security light to go off when the engine is running?

After the learn procedure is completed and the engine is running, the security light may stay on steady for a few minutes and then go off—this is normal. Depending on the system, replacement of key components will necessitate that a relearn procedure be completed.

What makes a Chevy Malibu battery drain while parked?

Chevy Malibu: Battery Draining While Parked 1 Battery Cables. You’ll want to take a look at your Malibu’s battery posts where they bolt to the battery. 2 Bad Battery. When the battery drains when parked, the odds are that it’s the battery itself. 3 Alternator. 4 Malibu Battery Draining While Parked.

Why does my car not start without a battery charger?

Without the battery charger hooked up, using just the key cranking the starter or at least trying to crank the starter does either battery cable smoke or get too hot to the touch? helpful? helpful?

Why does my key fob not work after replacing the battery?

Correspondingly, why does my key fob not work after replacing battery? The most common problem with these car key fobs is that the batteries just go dead over time, in which case replacing the battery should fix the problem. Take the key fob apart and check for broken contacts or misaligned buttons.

When did the Chevy Malibu engine shut off?

Engine Shut Off Without Warning problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu 15 Failure Date: 10/27/2019 While at a stop light on a very busy city street the engine stopped running and the car shut off.

What does reset check engine mode do on a Chevy Malibu?

Reset check engine mode shuts down other vehicle functions. Have been too close to being run off the interstate, hit when entering from on-ramp, rear-ended in heavy traffic. Nhtsa does not investigate because death and injury cannot be linked to failures because the module does not record issues/failures. There is no fix.

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.

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.

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??

What happens when you turn the key on a car?

The higher rate of electricity gives the starter motor more “oomph” to turn the engine over. The process of starting the car begins at the ignition switch in the driver’s cockpit. The key turn completes a small circuit that tells the battery to release power to the starter solenoid.

Is there a problem with my Chevy Malibu?

Problem Description: When I turn the car over to start, I get nothing. All the guages on the dash and all go off, but there’s no crank, no sound, nothing. When I turn back from start to on, all the guages, radio, etc power back on. All the electronics turn on and get good power in the on position lights, radio, windows, etc.

Checked the starter circuit as described by Ben’s answer. Good power and ground to the correct relays. All fuses are good. Checked wiring to ecm. Ground on X3 73 is good. Confirmed B+ power to terminal 20 red-white on X1.

What kind of power does a Chevy Malibu have?

Checked wiring to ecm. Ground on X3 73 is good. Confirmed B+ power to terminal 20 red-white on X1. I have no power to terminal 19 pink on X1. I checked backprobing, and plugging into the front of the connector (wanted to double check).

Why does my car not start when I turn the key?

When turning the key you’d see a visible spark on the negative terminal, and all power would go (like a dead battery). Adjusting the negative cable would reestablish power. After a couple tries, the car would start. This is why I changed the battery terminal connector to begin with. Was surprised to see these symptoms immediately after.

Is there a recall on a 1998 Chevy Malibu?

Owned 1998 Chevrolet Malibu and has had this problem since 1999. Have to wait 10-15 minutes before car will start. Is there a recall on this problem. We turn the key to on position and the gauges and lights do not come on and no sound from the fuel pump.

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.

A low or bad battery can be easily tested with a standard ohm meter or at any auto repair shop or parts store (they usually do this free of charge). A loose battery cable connection is often the simplest of causes for a non-start. A bad starter solenoid means replacement is needed. Similarly, a bad starter is likely going to require replacement.

Why does my Chevy Malibu say no start?

The ignition switch may fail causing a no start condition. This is not generally a theft system (passlock) issue because the security light does not illuminate or flash. The average cost for a Chevrolet Malibu No Start Diagnosis is between $88 -$111.

Owned 1998 Chevrolet Malibu and has had this problem since 1999. Have to wait 10-15 minutes before car will start. Is there a recall on this problem. We turn the key to on position and the gauges and lights do not come on and no sound from the fuel pump.

How to diagnose a no start no click on GM vehicle. If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that.

A low or bad battery can be easily tested with a standard ohm meter or at any auto repair shop or parts store (they usually do this free of charge). A loose battery cable connection is often the simplest of causes for a non-start. A bad starter solenoid means replacement is needed.

What does no start no crank no click mean?

If you have a late model GM vehicle and turn the key only to hear nothing, you’ll most likely think you have a dead battery—and you may. But a no start, no crank, no click condition can be far more involved than that. In the old days, power flowed through the ignition switch and down to the starter solenoid. Not anymore.

Why does my bike make a clicking noise when I start it?

This post is to explain what the noise is and why it happens. The starter motor on a bike uses a lot of power to turn the engine. The starter button cannot handle the current that the starter draws from the battery so a large electric switch called a solenoid is used.

What is this clicking sound while trying to charge the battery?

The clicking sound is coming from the fuse panel next to the battery, not the charger itself. Thanks for your suggestions. I’ll remove the battery and take it to the auto parts store. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

What is this clicking sound while trying to charge the Van?

Also, the clicking usually coincides with the console turning on/off or blinking. I tried putting the charger/starter on the jump start setting then tried to start the van, but no luck.

Do you hate the daytime running lights on a Malibu?

My wife has a 2002 Malibu LS and i HATE the Daytime Running Lights. I’d like to override the 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.

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 was the problem with my Chevy Malibu?

While trying to pass a vehicle my 4th cylinder misfired and i lost almost any acceleration. diagnostics then found error codes for the multiple misfire and misfire of the 4th cylinder and another error code for failure of the catalytic converter. i replaced all the ignition coils and the catalytic converter to fix the problem

How much does it cost to replace ignition coil on Chevy Malibu?

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing the engine to misfire which can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate or begin flashing. The average cost for a Chevrolet Malibu Ignition Coil Replacement is between $120 -$127. Learn More

What to do if your car won’t start?

If the vehicle does not start unless you push the shifter hard in to park you will need to adjust the shift cable as described (09077A) Check output from Park Neutral switch to ECM for proper signal. Check all terminals for loose or poor connections at Park Neutral switch and ECM.

If the vehicle does not start unless you push the shifter hard in to park you will need to adjust the shift cable as described (09077A) Check output from Park Neutral switch to ECM for proper signal. Check all terminals for loose or poor connections at Park Neutral switch and ECM.

What to do if your car battery won’t start?

Therefore, you can always give your battery a jump start and see if it can start the engine or not. If your battery fails to start the engine, you need to replace your car’s battery assuming all connections are in good shape.

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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