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Asked by Dec 17, 2007 at 08:03 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2005 malibu starts fine if in a heated grage or at tempatures above 30 deg F.  When it sits outside at tempatures below 20 deg F it will not start.  It will crank just fine and will try to idle but when I apply the slighest gas it dies.

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PROBLEY A BAD THROTLE POSITION SENSOR OR TEMPETURE COLLENT SENSOR.

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Sounds to me like there might be a problem with the idle air control or perhaps the intake air temperature sensor. I'd have this checked out by a mechanic you trust. It may even be something simple like a fuel pump problem.

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