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I have a 1998 996, problem started when the serpentine belt came off and at that instance the engine stopped and would not restart. Fixed serpentine belt problem. Went to start engine it backfired through the airbox then reved to about 3000rpm, revs then dropped and the engine stalled. Tried to restart but wouldn,t fire. Now all it does is turns over but will not fire. I know this shouldn,t be related but for some reason this all occurred after turning TC off and now also TC light remains on as though it cannot be switched off. Do you have any answers. Thanks

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Check your coil,you probably burnt it out turning it over continously-
hope that helps

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Your battery has died since the alternator is not charging it. Jumping the car works to start the engine since the Malibu is using the energy of the second car to start and turn the engine.
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Check your 3.1L engine accessory drive belt routing. The arrow points in the direction in which the drive belt moves.



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Fig. 1
Serpentine drive belt routing-GM 3.1L engine L/N bodies

Accessory Drive Belt Installation/Removal
GM 3.1L Engine

NOTE
Routine inspection of the belt may reveal cracks in the belt ribs. These cracks will not impair the belt performance. The belt should be replaced if the belt slip occurs if a section of the belt ribs are missing. A single serpentine drive belt is used to drive all engine accessories. All belt driven accessories are rigidly mounted with the belt tension maintained by a spring loaded tensioner. The indicator on the movable portion of the tensioner must be within the limits of the marks of the stationary portion of the tensioner. Any reading outside of these limits indicates either a defective belt or tensioner.

(1) Remove engine mount.
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Fig. 2.
Removal and installation of the drive belt - tool is shown installed on the tensioner. Arrow points to the power steering pump pulley.

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