Question about 2004 Chevrolet Malibu
I EMAILED THIS SITE LAST WEEK WHEN IT WAS REALLY COLD HERE IN AKRON OHIO.MY CAR HAD NO PREVIOUS ISSUES OTHER THAN THE 100,000 MILES I PUT ON IT DRIVING SO MUCH.ITS A 2004 WITH ONE PREVIOUS OWNER.I WENT OUT SIDE AND NO START!PEOPLE ON HERE TOLD ME MAYBE THE FUEL LINE FROZE OR THE FUEL PUMP BLEW...I GOT IT TOWEDAND THE GUY SAID IT'S THE ENGING!!!THE TIMING SOMETHING(NOT CHAIN,HE DIDN'T USE THAT WORD)BUT SOMETHING IN THE ENGINE THAT WILL REQUIRE ALL THESE 200 $ AND 300$ PARTS AND 12 HRS WORTH OF LABOR TOTALS TO 1200$ FOR THE REPAIR.I PAID 10,000$ FOR THE CAR IN 2005,MY QUESTION IS SHOULD I PUT THIS MUCH MONEY IN THE CAR AND HOW CAN I B CERTAIN THIS WILL FIX THE ISSUE!!OH HE SAID SOMETHING ABOUT ALOT OF PRESSURES OR SOMETHING IN THE ENGINE AND REPLACING THIS AN DTHAT.IT ALL SOUNDED LIKE MUMBOJUMBO ONCE I HEARD 1200$.I DON'T GOT IT BUT W/TAXES COMING I WAS WONDERIN IF I SHOULD JUS BUY A LITTLE HOOPTY TO GET AROUND IN.WHAT DO U THINK?
Id opt out for another car.these shops can tell you it will cost this much or that much then when its all said and done it ends up costing even more than they quote you in the beginning.opt for the hoopty thats what id do,,,
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
NO! It is the Fuel Pump and Possibly the Fuel Pump Relay. Don't spend all that Money on repairs to Finance a Mechanics Snap On Tools Habit!
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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