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Yellow wrench light came on my 2004 chevy malibu max

Engine light has been on due to catalytic converter now wrench light is on and dashboard wont light up

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Check the dash dimmer switch which is a rheostat type switch and replace if inop.

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SOURCE: Need to replace passenger side mirror of 2004 Chevy Malibu max

On the inside trim, you can remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls. Then you can access the bolts that secure the mirror onto the door

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The problem you describe is almost certainly a bad/stopped-up catalytic converter. Not fuel line, not trunk seals, not head gasket or anything else. The fuel line answer is just wrong. If your catalytic converter is bad or stopped up, you will also almost certainly need to replace the Oxygen sensor as well.

You didn't say it smells like rotten eggs or sulfur, but that is the most commonly-stated description...it isn't accurate; a bad converter smells like a bad converter. Most people find the odor similar to rotten eggs or sulfur. A clogged exhaust system will shut an engine off after a short time due to backpressure and excessive temperature buildup.

Your check engine light should also be on. Read any diagnostic codes the PCM has set. I'm fairly sure your problem is the catalytic converter...

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What your asking for is a way to cheat the computer. What little you gain isnt going to be worth it once the catalytic converts fails because of it and you have to spend hundreds to replace it.

Also if you were to put one of those performance chips in then your goingto stress the transmission and it too will fail.

We get repairs like this all the time because people arnt aware of the ramifications of putting more stress on things. Chevys already have weak transmissions and are always in for repairs.

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