Can someone help with my 02 malibu?


Asked by Nov 29, 2015 at 03:21 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 02 two weeks ago wouldnt start we
changed spark plugs and wires that didnt
help we then tried starter fluid and it
started. it runs mostly but when i start it i
have to press the gas kinda hard. If i dont it
wont start and i have to put starter fluid in
the intake ive had to put starter fluid in three
times since two weeks ago,fuel pump has
been rules out bc i hear the hum coming
frim the back when i turn the ignition. Does
anyone know of some things it could be.
Also i have a new starter, neutral safety
switch and alternator. Just giving as i uch
info as i can. Thank you in advance

4 Answers


did you replace the fuel filter and try a good fuel system cleaner and then check the linkage to for the throttle

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Tom Demyan

Perform what daniel suggested and also clean the throttle body. DO you have a CEL lit up on the dash?


Sometimes check engine light is on..when tuneup was done it was determined fuel filtet wasnt needed. Will try throttlw body and checking linkage

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