Question about 1997 Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

1997 chevy mailibu doesnt start all of a sudden it turns over it just seems to not be getting any gas. I can hear the pump turn on in the tank with my key. Its been pretty cold it could be frozen lines but its only 5 above outside...not that cold, any suggestions

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

I had this same problem and there was an electrical problem in the ignition cylinder. I replaced the cylinder and the problem was solved. Searching the internet, you'll find that the early malibus have a problem with the ignition and the theft control system. You can still turn the engine over, but no or intermittent spark will not allow it to fire.

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

  • Expert
  • 61 Answers

Yes try to warm the car,,,if there is any condensation in the gas line it will freeze,,freezing at 32 degrees,,,so after you warm the car & it starts buy some dry gas

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

1997 chevy blazer what could it be


I had a 1997 s10 4*4 with the 2.8 v6.
mine do that I had to pull the gas tank replace fuel filter plus had to take undo the line from the intake and blow air thru it. Make sure all u're filter are replaced and y u have the tank down replace the fuel pump. I hope this helps u

Jun 23, 2014 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

1 Answer

1987 Ford Econoline fuel system


First check fuse in fuse box that powers fuel pump. If this is ok then turn key but do not start just till gage lights come on and listen for humming noise in gas tank, it will only run a few seconds so you might have to do this several times to hear it. Is best to have someone listen around gas tank area while you turn key..If you do not hear humming noise then this would indicate that pump is not working and needs to be replaced.....good luck and if this info is a help then Please rate my post...

Aug 17, 2012 | Ford Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Car turns over but wont start what is wrong?


The car is either not getting gas or not getting spark. It could be a weak battery, bad spark plugs or wires, bad coil pack/distributor, clogged fuel filter or spark plugs, or a defective fuel pump. These are the most common causes of this problem and and except the fuel pump and sometime fuel filter are relatively easy to replace yourself. Good luck and happy hunting!

Mar 04, 2011 | 1997 GMC Yukon

3 Answers

Turns over but doesnt want to start


A bad crank sensor (it has 2) is probably the reason, a very common issue. Replace the lower crank sensor.

Jan 24, 2011 | 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora

2 Answers

I have a 87 chevy pick-up. It is not wanting to stay on. Have checked the fuel pump relay. It is not that. It seems it is not getting power to the fuel?? Not sure whats going on with it...


turn the key on and see if you can hear the fuel pump turn on then if it dont check the fuses and relays fi them are good your fuel pump is bad.

Dec 25, 2010 | Chevrolet 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 2001 chevy cavalier that ran fine yesterday and when i came out to go to interview the car would turn over however would not start. What should i do?


Im not real smart in cars but I know they can do crazy stuff all of a sudden :( First thing I would check (just from experience) would be the fuel pump, when you turn your key or ignition on, have someone open your gas tank lid and listen for any kind of hissing noise or electronic sounds, if you do hear something, its probably still good, if not thats more than likely your problem , if not that then I might think your not getting fire to the distributor cap. also, you might try a little drop of gas in the carborator to try to start it, if this doesnt help, I'd call a mechanic Sorry

Apr 05, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

1997 Chevy S-10 6 cylinder all of a sudden cut off and won't start back. It will turn over but seems like is not getting gas or is not firing one.


probably a fuel issue on this one. get a big hammer and have someone crank the vehicle whikle you bang the bottom of the tank. If it tries to start-suspect fuel pump.

Dec 04, 2009 | 1997 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

2 Answers

My 2003 Chevy Malibu suddenly lost power climbing a hill. The engine light started flashing. I was able to drive it home at 30 mph.


Could either be the ignition system - ie, coil packs, fuel filter, fuel pump, or bad gas. Was it sputtering?

Jul 28, 2009 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

1 Answer

SENDING UNIT ???????


most of fuel pumps were in tank, wire corrodes is harness under right front seat floor pan to tank
if fuel pump buzz is heard and car runs and when it doesnt run you cant hear the fuel pump try
turn ignition off wait 10 seconds
turn ignition to on position to (prime or hear pump buzz)
no buzz fuel pump not working check fuel pump relay(swap with another) and try again?
you could use test light to pump wiring and make sure your getting power to pump on this prime test no power relay or wiring problem.
power at pump, but no buzz fuel pump faulty

Jul 01, 2009 | 1997 Isuzu Rodeo

1 Answer

No fuel to the injectors on a 1997 Chevy c1500.


can be the distributor or maybe the fuel pump let the truck sit and then turn key almost on but not enough to initiate start up and see if you hear pump in the gas tank and if thats not it, it could very well be your distributor it might  be moist in the cap or button area

Dec 09, 2008 | 1997 Chevrolet C1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

111 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

79024 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...