Starting Issue

Lazaro Myers

Asked by Feb 12, 2016 at 03:18 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have 05 Malibu when i start my car i can drive for
a little while maybe 2 blocks then the car stalls out.   
Everytime i restart the car and put it in drive the
samething happens.Then i have to wait for the
about 2 to 3 mins and cars starts back up and runs
fine. This seems to only happen when engine is not

2 Answers


Could be a number of things like a catalytic converter, a coil going bad, ignition control module, fuel pressure, If the check engine light is on the dash have someone check it for any codes, this will point you into a direction for repair.


Check and replace air filter if necessary.

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