Problem with my 2000 Chevrolet Malibu Engine size 3.4L
Check Engine Light
Question = It will start and go in reverse but when put in drive dies and will start again.

Be sure to check that the battery cables are clean and tight.
If it stalls every time you put it in drive, and the car wont move, then it could be a transmission
problem. It will usually cause the car to lurch, or surge before dying. Feels like something binding.

If you can get it to go in drive and actually move, then i would suspect a loose connection
somewhere. Putting the car in reverse causes the engine to move in one direction, and putting it in
drive causes it to move in the other direction. This would explain why only in drive it stalls. The
engine may be pulling on a harness causing this condition.

I would suggest having the car idling, and pull on some of the engine harnesses to see if you can
cause it to stall. This would indicate a wiring problem. Maybe a sensor wiring, ground, etc. Look
closely at the connections on either side of the ignition module. The ignition module is the unit
under the ignition coils that the spark plug wires attach to on the top of the engine, along the
firewall. 2 connectors on the drivers side, 1 on the passenger side.
Steering Problem on My 2009 Chevy
I have a clunking noise in the front end and the steering. It happens when i am
turning slowly like in a parking lot. Going forward gear or backwards does not
change the sound. When i am driving and going around a corner or just pulling into
my driveway i hear the noise
Clunking Noise in Steering Wheel My 2006 Chevy Malibu
when i turn the steering wheel and when i stop and hit bumps. When
i stop or hit the gas and turn...
My 1998 Chevy Malibu Blower Motor Keeps Going Bad
I have had it replaced three time in the last 2 years. I have also had the
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Problem with my 1998 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan
3.1L V6
dash lights = Anti theft light will not go off
Repair work done prior = New starter, battery, wiring harness, intake gasket, ignition switch,
tuneup, alternator
Work done to repair this problem = starter, battery, ignition switch, wiring harness, intake gasket,

Question = After many failed attempts and costly repairs, my 1998 Malibu fails to crank or
turnover. When key is in ACC only seatbelt and theft system light come on. Have repeatedly tried
the steps to bypass the passlock, but nothing happens. I have had a key cut from a GM dealership
using VIN not sure if the key is coded or not, as I have lost the original. What could be the problem
and how to fix?
Sounds like a problem with the ignition cylinder. This is where the theft sensor is.
Very common on this and other GM cars. Sometimes the relearn procedure works,
sometimes not.

Another possibility is the Body Control Module (BCM).
This BCM reads the theft sensor in the ignition cylinder, but not nearly as common
as the passlock cylinder.
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