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My 2001 malibu sometimes won't start for several minutes and shuts off while driving and I lose power steering. I've had the ignition replace. Mechanic put on computer and they could not find a problem.

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Sometimes the cars anti theft can shut down the starter and/or the injectors. This might be your problem, especially after changing the ignition this problem is more common. The ignition is part of the antitheft security system. Check out this link for info and solutions. http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

Posted on May 27, 2011

Testimonial: "Yes, it sounds like this is very common in this make and model. Doesn't look like there's a good fix based on stuff on the web. Thanks for the help!"

  • Kelly Kester May 27, 2011

    Just checked the website you suggested and it seems to indicate there is a solution!! THanks!!

  • Joe Taylor
    Joe Taylor May 28, 2011

    Hope that helps you. Saved my car for sure.

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