What can cause a Chevy Malibu not to start?

What can cause a Chevy Malibu not to start?

The most common causes that hinders normal starting operation of your Malibu are dead key fob battery, dead 12v battery, corrosion on battery terminals, bad alternator, clogged fuel filter, broken starter, blown fuse, empty gas tank, immobilizer error or any fault in the electrical system.

How do you start a 2009 Chevy Malibu without the key?

Press and hold the remote start button until you see the signal lamps flash (it should take about 4 seconds). The button with the circular arrow on it is the remote start button. You have to hold it down because otherwise you could remote start your car accidentally.

Where is the fuse box on a 2009 Chevy Malibu?

Fuse box location It is located on the passenger side of the vehicle, on the lower portion of the instrument panel near the floor, behind the cover.

How do I remote start my key fob?

Start by pressing the lock-shaped button that locks the car once. Then, immediately press and hold the remote-start button (the arrow-shaped one) for at least four seconds, and your engine should roar to life.

What does it mean when your Chevy Malibu won’t start?

The first and most common is when it won’t turn over. This just means that the engine doesn’t move when you turn the key. The second way that your Malibu won’t start is when the engine turns when you engage the starter, but it won’t fire and run on its own.

Is there a crank on my Chevy Malibu?

All the guages on the dash and all go off, but there’s no crank, no sound, nothing. When I turn back from start to on, all the guages, radio, etc power back on. All the electronics turn on and get good power in the on position lights, radio, windows, etc. It’s when I turn to start, I get nothing.

Why does my car not start when I try to start it?

But if the battery doesn’t have enough juice to start the engine or repeatedly needs a jump start, the problem may originate elsewhere, and jumper cables or even a new battery won’t solve the problem. Here are eight possible reasons your car won’t start.

What’s the warranty on a 2010 Chevy Malibu?

@Ken, on page 8-8 of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu owner’s manual it reads that the Roadside Assistance program is provided for up to 5 years or 100,000 miles whichever happens first. I recommend contacting them and having the vehicle towed. This might be something covered under the Powertrain warranty.

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