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05 Chevy Malibu Maxx suddenly turns over and wont start...

But when I get it to the dealer, they say the fuel pump has electricity but when they get ready to check it, the car starts. I have been left high and dry three times... tried for an hour to start it... turns over and over and over.

Only thing i know is it is usually below 35 degrees... and both times by the time i got it to the dealer it was warmer. Other than that I dont know.

The dealer says the fuel pump gets electricity, but there's no gas coming out of it. But when they get ready to check it, the car starts! So they cant find anything wrong. The diagnostics show it's fine! HELP.

I cant afford a new pump on guesses!

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  • butchntoots Feb 25, 2009

    I have an 05 malibu maxx which seems to be doing the same thing. I'll be driving and its just cuts out. I went and got it diagnosed and nothing comes up. I'm going to change my map sensor and see if does anything. I dont think it has anything to do with the fuel pump. It would sputter if it were the pump...these new electronic everything cars...\

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Check the EGR valve (replace?) and fuel INJECTORS (clean?)

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Wiggle the ignition key and find out if the gas Gage and the tachometer quits if it does its the ignition switch

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