08 chevy malibu

Asked by Aaronm313 Aug 05, 2019 at 02:49 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So I went to work the car started up fine and ran like normal
got to work and was there dfor maybe an hour and I went
out to go the the bank and it wouldnt start had to have it
towed home we checked the battery,cables, wires, fuel
pump, starter, alternator, changed the crank shaft sensors
checked the ecm and all are good its got spark and its got
fuel but it won't completely turn over it struggles and
soumds like its fixing to fire up but never does. Im lost.

2 Answers


Battery has a full charge and connections all good. Engine cranking, you have spark at all the plugs? Did you use a gage and check proper fuel pressure? I looked at Malibu ls 2.4L engine, 50--60 psi, so if the reading is right in the middle, should be fine. Check fuel injector pulse. Check for applicable trouble codes? Those are the basic checks, in my opinion.

My brother in law used a gauge to check the fuel pressure and he checked all the spark plugs they were put on not long ago and he said they were working lile they should

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