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2003 chevy malibu LS will not start

Car was stuck in a snow drift for about 2 hours. Finally got it out of the drift and the car lost power quickly and stalled. The battery went completely dead. Inside of the engine compartment was packed full of snow. We put it in the garage and let all of the snow melt out of it and dry out for about a week. Replaced the battery. Now it is all dried out and won't start. The engine will crank. I have spark to the plugs. I do not hear the fuel pump turning on when I first turn the key. There is no smell of gas and it doesn't appear that the gas is getting to the plugs when I take them out. I also checked the fuel pump relay and that is fine.

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  • faira Dec 29, 2008

    I checked that and it is fine.

  • faira Dec 29, 2008

    the fuse for the fuel pump is fine

  • Phil Goncalves May 11, 2010

    Did you check the fuse block under the hood. There should be a fuse for the fuel pump in there.make sure it is not blown



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Where is the fuel pump located on a 2003 chevy malibu ls?

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  • Ranne Wesson May 17, 2012

    Lift hood, Look straight back & to your right, & you'll see a black plastic 6"X6" box shape labeled as "fuse ...", there's a small octagon shaped device on the top that you'll need to unscrew that cover [ REMEMBER: righty tightey / lefty loosey - whenever screwing or unscrewing ], lift lid off & look underneath (the lid) - you should see a diagram that shows numbered slots with corresponding fuse voltage & car function of each slot/fuse - this diagram matches the fuses underneath this lid you're currently reading. JUST LOCATE FUEL PUMP FUSE!


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Sounds like you need a new fuelpump. you should be able to hear it when you turn the key in on position.

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