2002 Chevy Malibu

30

Asked by Feb 17, 2016 at 01:10 AM about the 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2002 Chevy Malibu that when I turn my car
off my odometer light and my clock light stays on
and my battery is dead by the morning what is the
problem and why would my odometer in my clock
light not go off

8 Answers

30

Okay look in my manual for the push button menu?. Thanks I hope it works because I'm tired of getting boost offs . I just bought this car.

2 people found this helpful.
30

Okay well I will definitely try to read on it thanks

1 people found this helpful.
10

Remove the shifter handle by carefully prying out the horseshoe clip in front of the knob...carefully pry the cover over the shifter and remove..in front of the shifter there is a plastic cam that accuates the shifter control module...by working the shifter back and forth you can see it move...spray behind it with WD-40 and work to loosen by hand...reassemble and you are good to go..

1 people found this helpful.
6,475

hate to suggest this, but corrosion will see brown power to the ECU and limited starting torque...you may just consider putting a new batter in there (new ones wil last 10 years) 2002 tells me you needed a new one a long time ago...also there are several connections to the positive...perhaps they are not all connected properly or are seeing a bit of corrosion confusing the 'lectronics~....so new battery, my friend and INSPECT for corrosion on the critical connections~

10

if the odometer and radio are staying on the ignition switch is not turning completely off.....also check to see if the wipers turn on with the key in the off position...The "hot" wire comes directly from a 30 amp fuse to the ignition switch...from the switch it splits and goes directly to the radio and wipers....if they are staying on the shift control module is not allowing the switch to go completely to the off position...I just encountered this exact situation last week and it was the cam gummed up..

10

If it happens to be the ignition switch you can get the body and switch from 1A and it is an easy install...about 15 minutes...Just don't go by their video...It is a Monte Carlo and totally different...

6,475

it's your chassis Ground...its so obvious...check with the multimeter, the available voltages at the dash....the lighter would work...for the strength of the Ground there...battery cables mostly rotted, and the connections to the chassis are dodgy would be my guess here~

6,475

and a NEW battery...don't duck that purchase..bite the bullet...you NEED that~

Your Answer:

Malibu

Looking for a Used Malibu in your area?

CarGurus has 51,837 nationwide Malibu listings starting at $1,975.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Malibu Experts

  • #1
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    2,390
  • #2
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    2,260
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,770
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
448 Great Deals out of 25,776 listings starting at $950
Used Honda Accord
539 Great Deals out of 104,189 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Camry
743 Great Deals out of 73,783 listings starting at $1,195
Used Nissan Altima
729 Great Deals out of 67,988 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Civic
363 Great Deals out of 50,738 listings starting at $1,499
Used Hyundai Sonata
364 Great Deals out of 48,235 listings starting at $1,900
Used Kia Optima
405 Great Deals out of 30,705 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
232 Great Deals out of 27,541 listings starting at $2,800
Used Nissan Maxima
220 Great Deals out of 16,742 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
613 Great Deals out of 67,219 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 26,143 listings starting at $12,799
2017 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
104 Great Deals out of 5,432 listings starting at $11,991
2016 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
79 Great Deals out of 5,838 listings starting at $9,495
2015 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 4,418 listings starting at $6,990
2014 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,660 listings starting at $5,580

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.