I have a 2006 Chevy Malibu 4 cylinder 2.2 with a little more than 100000 miles on it. At the moment the car doesn’t run. About 2 days ago my mother was driving it and noticed the car was sounding like


Asked by Sep 28, 2014 at 08:31 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 chevy malibu LS
4 cylinder 2.2 engine
new original spark plugs
sounds like it is drowning
starts but cuts off as if it uses the gas in the lines before dieing
cleaned carburetor and fuel injectors  
there is fluid in the intake manifold looks like gas and oil smells like gas!!!!!
its aaaaaahhh chevy!!!

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Have you checked the fuel pressure,may be bad fuel pump.

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May be check the fuel relay first,then the pump.

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we hear a winding noise in the fuel tank is that it?? and i have swapped all of the fuses i know work and placed them in the places of the fuses for the fuel pump. also is the fuel filter also in the tank, i cant seem to find it

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There is one at the rear of the tank,and a sock filter in the tank,and yes that whining is the pump,

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But just cause you hear it dosnt, mean it is pumping.

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