Question about 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Engine dyes the first time it dyed i was driving with the cruise set no sputtering just quit gauges and lights were still on just no engine. started right back up drove 4 miles went to turn into town it dyed again then at the next stop sign. has full tank wasnt hot the cruise didnt kick off

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 12 Answers

I would suspect a fuel pump. But this needs to be verified. Intermittent problems can be some of the hardest to get a handle on. I think the best place to start would be getting a fuel pressure gauge on the system and driving the car until it fails. At the point when the engine begins to die check the gauge. I suspect the pressure at this time will be 0 psi. I believe fuel presssure should be around 35psi. If you don't feel comfortable doing this yourself, take to a reputable shop. Should be an easy one to find. Good Luck.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When I start my 1996 Honda accord the engine seems to sputter rpm gauge revs up on its own and spits and sputters as I'm driving down the road


My sputtering & stalling 1993 Honda Accord - YouTube

? 2:12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki2H9aq8Xis
Jun 23, 2011 - Uploaded by mdpbfly
My sputtering & stalling 1993 Honda Accord ... 1996 Acura Integra, hesitation accelerating & misfire. ... 1993 Honda Accord Start Up and Review 2.2 L 4-Cylinder ... SIR B16A Engine sputter/ power loss at higher RPM - Duration: 1:14. by ... 1994 Honda Civic Check Engine Light Code Retrieval Tutorial ...

All comments on How To Solve Honda Idle Problems ...

https://www.youtube.com/all_comments?v=L788jKEVblY
What should I do if once I turn on my Ac my idle drops as if it's gonna die, and .... to a complete stop the rpms start going up and the car accelerates on its own. ... Honda Accord LX, and my Honda just started sputtering in idle. check engine .... My cousin replaced my radiator on my 90 civic and since then my temp gauge is ...

Acceleration Bog/Sputter/Hesitation - Honda-Tech

honda-tech.com/honda-accord.../acceleration-bog-sputter-hesitation-279...
Jun 11, 2010 - 1990 Honda Accord Ex F22 209000 miles, recent alternator change When I ... When I take off from a stoplight I get a little hesitation/bogging/sputteringfeeling until about 2,000 RPM then ... My 1999 Accord had a similar problem (F18B2engine). ... It only lasted a second or so before it would actually rev up.


Dec 28, 2015 | Honda Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 2007 Impala 3.9l has bad issue. On cold start if you try to drive it has no power, spits and sputters and the rpm gauge quits working, warmed up for 10 minutes car runs fine


Going with power lose. Check the grounds. Main three are from the battery to engine, battery to body, and engine to body. I wold check for codes, even if the light is not on. There could be some pending.

Aug 02, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What does the MIL code "PO 320" mean, please?


code p0320 refers to cam shaft position (CKP) sensor/engine speed (RPM) sensor--circuit malfunction=== causes --wiring--CKP/RPM sensor ---ECM
because the engine runs ok until it is on cruise control I would be investigating the RPM sensor for a fault
The cruise control takes its control from the RPM sensor and if that circuit is interminable the the cruise control doesn't know what rpms to maintain.

Jan 29, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1995pontiac,firebird6cyl,sputters at 2000rpm


When you say "sputters at 2000 rpm" , are you referring to ANY time the engine is at 2000 rpm - meaning in Park, when you are just goosing the throttle, or in gear when you are accelerating, or at highway speed in high gear? If you are experiencing a "shuddering" in the engine at certain speeds/rpms - especially if these are speeds you regularly cruise at (long commutes at steady speeds), the problem could be in the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS). They have a tendency to wear unevenly if you drive a certain steady speeds. Eventually, the problem would progress to an engine code, but it may occur without setting the check engine light.

Dec 31, 2013 | 1992 Pontiac Firebird

1 Answer

We have a 1987 Ford Econoline RV ... It starts fine but will only idle for 20-30 seconds.. When we put it in drive it sputters and quits... It also sputters and quits while idling...


Can you pump the gas pedal or spray carb cleaner into the throttle body to keep it running ?
Have you checked fuel pressure with a gauge ?

Jun 29, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Mph gauge shut off without check engine light


Have the codes read this will shed some light on the situation,it can be numerous things that can cause the problem you are having.Also have the alternator checked.

May 10, 2010 | 2002 Acura RSX

1 Answer

Electrical system goes crazy!!


Dirty Power and Ground connections. Working from the Battery, disconnect and clean all joints, along the Harness to the Main power box, and do the same in there.
It is a Ball acher, but it will fix the problem.
Regards, DT

Sep 06, 2009 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Backfires/ Sputters


sounds like the ignition module is going bad.

Aug 04, 2009 | 1998 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

Continous surging and stalling


Per your description, I would suspect a fuel pump issue. When the fuel pump is running the pump impeller heats up. On an older pump the impeller can begin to seize up and momentarily stops and starts. Some times it just stops and has to cool down for a couple of minutes, then is ok for a while.
To test this theory, when the engine stalls and stops, your mechanic can use a rubber mallet and hit the bottom of the gas tank, this will free the pump impeller and the car will start again.
Or, have him install a fuel pressure gauge and go for a drive. If the pressure begins to fluctuate and drop, you know the pump is causing the issue.
Good luck, let me know.
Regards,

Apr 30, 2009 | 1990 Buick Reatta

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

71288 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22059 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7009 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...