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Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes And Slipping Problems

I have code dtc p1887 how do I fix it thanks. 2003 Chevy Malibu 3.1L. That code is for an problem inside the trans. The P1811 code is normally caused by a bad transmission pressure control solenoid. GM has released a technical service bulletin that outlines the cause of this problem and the fix. Or…

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Chevy Malibu Temperature Gauge And Code P0171 Lean Problems

I have recently received a 2001 chevy malibu as a gift from my parents and randomly now the temperature gauge will shoot all the way up to the ”danger” zone and then when i pull the car of and don’t move for a little while it goes back down. I was told a few things…

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Chevrolet Malibu Stalling Problems

My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu has been having problems starting and stalling since I got it about a month ago. We replaced the crankshaft sensor (one of them, at least, the one under the engine near the oil pan) and the problem went away for a while, then came back. Found out there were some wires…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes and Blower Speed Problem

I had my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu serviced at non-Gm transmission shop which scanned the computer for codes. They found P0741 & P0730 which are TCC clutch related. I had them test drive the car to make sure it was not an intermittent problem which could be repaired other than the recommended re-flash of the PCM their service department suggested. They said the…

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My 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1L Is Overheating

I have a 2001 Chevy Malibu. Bought it new. Very low maintenance car so far. Now my heat will only work if driven down the road or RPM’s raised. Replaced thermostat. No leaks any where. Heater core not clogged. Full of coolant. Does NOT overheat. What could it be? What size engine? How have you…

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco Video And Review

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu is the forth generation of redesign since they brought back the Malibu nameplate in 1997. This rendition has changed from previous versions. It has gone away from the the formal look and feel, to a more sporty type of car. Some of the changes include taillights similar to the popular Chevy Camaro, it…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Has A Very High Idle

2002 Chevy Malibu w/3.4L idles @3,000 rpm. The TPS, PCV, fuel filter, fuel pump assembly, and charcoal canister was replaced after vacuum hoses were repaired. What else could cause this problem? Well really the only thing that will do that would be a bad throttle position sensor, or a major vacuum leak. A stuck open…

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1999 Chevrolet Malibu Check Engine Light Flashing And BCM Replacement

I have a Chevy Malibu 1999, my ignition coil is misfiring I am pretty sure because it rained pretty hard last night. My check engine light will flash and my car will start chugging/shaking… but once I accelerate it doesn’t shake. Sometimes the light will just be on and other times it will be flashing.…

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Check Engine and Battery Light on My 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

I have a 2004 Chevy Malibu with a lot of problems, first off last year in November it jumped time and i made the repairs to get the car back running but now my engine light is on, oil light is on and the battery. Light is on, went to crank it the other day…

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No Heat In My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu – Blower Not Working

Hi. My heat stopped working in my 2000 Chevy Malibu. The heat was making a chortling-type sound and then stopped working. Then it came on again a couple times but seems to be done now. What do you think is wrong with it? Mechanic JK: Does the blower motor still blow air out of the…

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Chevy, Buick and GMC Fuel Gauge Problem

How much does it cost to fix a gas gauge for a Buick Century 2001 model?? ProTech: Are we talking the gauge itself, or the fuel level sensor that controls the gauge? The gauge itself. To replace the gauge you have to replace the entire instrument cluster assembly. That can only be done at a…

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2004 Chevy Malibu Thermostat – Transmission Problems

I changed my transmission fluids out on a 2004 Chevy Malibu and the pan keeps on leaking and I put sealer on the rubber tabs but it would not stop. ProTech: Do NOT use any sealer on the trans pan or gasket area, that will just make matters worse. You need to get a good…

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