I have a 03 3.1L Malibu it won't start unless I give a lil fuel. And won't idle just cuts off

Asked by Aug 07, 2015 at 04:31 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced intake manifold gaskets.

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Check all of your vacuum hoses again also spray carb cleaner or throttle body cleaner around the intake and vacuum hoses if engine speeds up you have a vacuum leak.

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