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My 2001 Chevy Malibu ran hot then quite now it won't start it just makes a whining noise what's wrong

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Sounds like you've cooked the engine ,is there any coolant ? is there a spark at plugs ? does the 'whining' sound anything like it might be a metallic sound?

Posted on Mar 29, 2014

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SOURCE: 2001 chevy malibu- when car starts cooling fans do not come on but then do

your coolant temp sensor on the engine block is probably faulty, however, keep in mind that if it really isn't all that hot outside they may not need to turn on. Once you activate the A/C the fans come on automatically since they have to cool the condensor...

If your car is not overheating do not worry about it.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy 2500HD Whining

these transmissions have three sets of planatery gears the whining you hear is simply the gears doing thier job. You have to remember the allison trans is basically the scaled down version of the heavy duty isuzu truck trans they are designed more for thier load capacity then for comfort

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Chevy Malibu making knocking sound when AC is on

Is it noisy with only the blower fan on or does the A/C have to be on to get the noise.
Try using the heater only and see if the noise is present.
Let me know.
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Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 chevy malibu. Ran yesterday. Won't start

Cheak your fuse under the drivers side under the hood. Look in your manuel for fuel fuse. It looks like a little black box.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy Malibu - have changed out thermostat

check to make sure fans are working for radiator. if not check coolant tempurature sensor, fuses, and relay. is all air out of coolant system!

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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