Question about Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

2010 Malibu LTZ rough idle

Just bought certified used 2010 Malibu LTZ. Idles rough at stop as well as coasting. Of course it's intermittant and no pattern to when it happens. Had it in and they replaced the 02 sensor--still idling rough.Dealer claims they can't figure it out.

Posted by Elizabeth A. Smith on

Ad

2 Answers

Reece Cleall

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 61 Answers

I would check the throttle body, where the fuel mixes with the air also clean all pipes/connections etc after that you should know where to go next, but give the "plate" inside where fuel and air mixes, carb

Posted on Jun 11, 2013

Ad

Daniel Kash

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Expert
  • 134 Answers

Reason for rough idling may be clogged throttle body or idling screw. Set the idling screw properly. As the rough idling is intermittent, faulty spark plug may be a cause.

Posted on Jun 12, 2013

Ad

5 Related Answers

Anonymous

  • 32 Answers

SOURCE: 98 Chevy 5.0 fast idle

try cleaning the throttle plate with the right cleaner . from a auto parts store.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

Anonymous

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 chevy trailblazer has rough idle

it could be an o2 sensor. it could also just need a tune up

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

super_guy

  • 1986 Answers

SOURCE: 1997 2.2L base Cavalier idles rough and randomly stalls

Have they checked your TPS sensor as this is the most common cause for rough idles and stalls...

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

Anonymous

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Rough idle

I had the same exact problem on my 2004 Colorado (3.5L). Cleaned the MAF sensor (with MAF sensor cleaner) and throttle body/plate - cleared it right up.

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

John P Schwantes Jr

  • 1509 Answers

SOURCE: rough idle then stalls

Vacume leak or bad idle motor. With the car in park and running with the hood open listen for leaks moving your hand around the different hoses looking for a change in the sounds that you hear. The idel motor also makes the car idel up to 1500 RPM or so right at start-up then idel down, If it doesn;t the idel motor is likly. Check engine light is on when running? Test for codes, Follow code test charts don't skip any steps!.

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

Testimonial: "Found the problem vacume leak like you said."

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My remote link suddenly quit locating my car saying vehicle incompatible?


Call onstar, they may have remotely upgraded your vehicles program

Jan 08, 2015 | 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

1 Answer

2010 Malibu liz, battery location


Some how your question was directed to Computer Speakers. I suggest you input the question again under the correct category.

Feb 10, 2014 | 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

1 Answer

I have a 98 Malibu when I turn it over it runs rough then dies


It can be issue with IAC( idle air control valve) causing the problem.


There are many other possibilities causing these idle issues. Engine idles rough.

There are few help links with solutions to troubleshoot such idle issues.

I suggest you refer the link below and follow its troubleshooting details:------

Click the link below:-----

Ford Expedition IAC valve replacing

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/12/ford-expedition-iac-valve-replacing.html

Bad miss at idle?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/bad-miss-at-idle.html

-----------

Stumbling and stalling at idle after engine rebuild?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/stumbling-and-stalling-at-idle-after.html

------------

1999 Ford F-150 Idles rough and quits when gas pedal is pressed less?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/1999-ford-f-150-idles-rough-and-quits.html

---------

Engine stumbles coming off idle when warm?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/engine-stumbles-coming-off-idle-when.html

------------------

Erratic idle on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/erratic-idle-on-car.html

-----------


Cold start problem and vehicle shudder around 2500 to 3500 rpms

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/cold-start-problem-and-vehicle-shudder.html

----------

Low idle when cold out side?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/low-idle-when-cold-out-side.html

-----------

GMC Sonoma Stalls and idles low

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/10/gmc-sonoma-stalls-and-idles-low.html

--------


GMC Idle Air Control (IAC) Valve Replacing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/gmc-idle-air-control-iac-valve.html

-------------

1996 Camry intermittent engine failure while idle?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/1996-camry-intermittent-engine-failure.html

------------

Engine quits at idle?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/engine-quits-at-idle.html

-----------

Car overheats and Air blows hot at idle?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-overheats-and-air-blows-hot-at-idle.html

---------

High Idle Problem

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/high-idle-problem.html

-------

While stop engine idles like cylinder missing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/while-stop-engine-idles-like-cylinder.html

---------

Idle flair is noticed on car? Rough idle? car will not idle? Erratic idle speed?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/idle-flair-is-noticed-on-car-rough-idle.html

--------

High rpm in neutral? Inconsistant high RPM in neutral?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/high-rpm-in-neutral-inconsistant-high.html

-------

Vehicle stumbling at idle and shows code 54?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/vehicle-stumbling-at-idle-and-shows.html

----------

Rough idle, staling and Erratic shifting?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/rough-idlestaling-and-erratic-shifting.html

-----------

While stop engine idles like cylinder missing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/while-stop-engine-idles-like-cylinder.html

---------

These details will help.

Thanks.

Dec 07, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Is there any recalls on the 2010 chevrolet malibu ltz


There is (1) recall that effects all 2004 - 2010 Chevrolet Malibu's.

Recall #13036: "Brake Lamp Malfunction". The dealer will repair the body control module and brake pedal position sensor connector and harness.

The following parts were installed by the dealer for my 2010 Malibu:
11509086 - SL-N-Strap (08965-BOPCKT)
13596990 - SL-N-Clip (02559-C)
13596991 - SL-N-Retainer (02559-C)
15188763 - SL-N-Retainer (04634-CT)

Your local dealer will have this information available. Make sure to have your VIN number before calling.

May 13, 2012 | Chevrolet Cavalier Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1997 2.2L base Cavalier idles rough and randomly stalls


Have they checked your TPS sensor as this is the most common cause for rough idles and stalls...

Aug 21, 2009 | 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

2 Answers

'97 2.2L base Cavalier idles rough and randomly stalls


replace the map sensor it is very easy and relatively cheap

Aug 21, 2009 | 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Engine Shuts Down Intermittently


iac motor, is a problem this time of year

Jan 06, 2009 | 2000 Cadillac Eldorado

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

3,432 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85239 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8984 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...