Chevy Malibu Repair Help

Auto repair questions and answer pages for the Chevrolet Malibu. This section covers all years and models.

Oil leaks, steering and suspension problems, overheating and engine noises, injector and fuel systems, fuses and electrical.

Malibu Stalls After Filling With Gas

I have been taking my car to get it fixed because the check engine light kept coming on. It has been since July. First the engine started stalling after putting in gas. I had it towed 2 times. Then they said they could not find anything wrong. This car was wrecked before I bought it. First they put on a gas cap then an alternator. Then a Evap canister solenoid.

2001 Chevy Malibu ESC Code

Have a 2011 Chevy Malibu my wife was telling me the code ESC came up. What does this code mean?

Answer: ESC stand for Electronic Spark Control. Basically this is the system that control spark knock due to pre-ignition detonation. This is sound older cars used to make when the ignition.

Chevy Malibu TPS Low Voltage Code

2000 Malibu 3.1l shows TPS low voltage code. I replaced the TPS and the code continues to pop up. I cleared the memory and still it show the code. The car starts up fine at a cold start. Once it warms up the idle slowly dissipates until it completely shuts of.

2004 Chevy Malibu P0171 Lean and Stalling

2004 Malibu Classic
Engine size: 2.2 Ecotec
Computer codes = check engine light code P0171.
Repairs: Changed fuel filter. It doesn't give a code now.
Question = The other day while driving down the road my car just died. When I started it back up it ran a few feet and died again and I kept starting it and going a little way and dies again.

Chevy Malibu CV Axle Removal Procedure

Question: I have a 2000 chevy malibu LS 3.1 L V6 and cant get the cv axle off the transaxle spindle .

Answer: Do you mean you cannot get the axle to come out of the transmission? If so, you need to use 2 pry bars 180 degrees apart from each other. Get them between the axle and the transmission and pry evenly. You need to sort of "pop" it out.

Where Is Chevy Malibu Ignition Module

Question: where is the ignition module located on a 2004 Chevy Malibu classic?

Answer: The ignition module location on your Chevy Malibu Classic depends on the engine size. Most Malibu Classic's ( 2004 was a strange year) are the 2.4L Ecotec four cylinder. In that case, the ignition module is located on top of the ignition coil housing.

Chevy Malibu Theft Problems and Alarm

Name : Joe K.
My story is about a 2001 Chevy Malibu. For the longest time i have had the theft light come on the dash now and again and the car would not start. I found a relearn procedure on the web. the one that you turn the key on for 10 minutes a few times, then it resets and I can start the car. Finally took it to a mechanic.