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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Base 4dr Sedan

2002 Chevrolet Malibu
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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December 18, 2012, 4:14 pm

Caleb B
 

Question: dont know what is cause the car to run for a few mins then shuts off

there is loss of power, water coming out of the tail pipe, putting like its not getting enough gas, will not start part time, multiple miss fire, and it will not crank some times.


December 19, 2012, 11:46 pm

Richard W
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Check your battery cables. If they are loose or bad it could cause all your problems.


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