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Could be the fuel pump. Where did you get it? Years ago I quit buying pumps, alternators, and starters from discount stores. I bought a fuel pump that died the next day. Only to do the job again. Now I work I do get OE parts. I have only replaced one OE part in the last ten+ years. I could even tell you how many discount parts I have replace that are less than 6 months old. Chinese made junk.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 31, 2015


Did you change the fuel filter when you changed the fuel pump? If there was any water in the gas, it can cause the filter media to swell and effectively plug an otherwise clean filter.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 30, 2015


Either horn is bad, wiring is bad or switch under steering wheel. Warning: You need a mechanic specializing in air bag handing and procedures because you will set off the air bag when you attempt to take off the steering wheel!

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 04, 2015


You know the 97 to 04 Malibu is noted for intake manifold leaking antifreeze into the engine. A little antifreeze in a cylinder can keep the piston from moving in compression stroke. Take a look at the spark plugs, see if any of them have antifreeze on them and maybe the starter will spin the crank with the plugs out.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


A it's starting to run rough and stall what happens if you spray a little carb spray into the throttle body? Will the idle smooth out?

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1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


If the other checkc are not helping , the microswitch usually on the shifter mechanism, contacts the linkage when in the reverse position. That could be the problem

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 18, 2014


you got a faulty bearing in your vehicle, tell me dose the noise get louder as u speed up let me know by texting 4195458235 I will be happy to help you at no coast 2 you

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 13, 2014


Check the passlock module or an unprogrammed key

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 09, 2014


Could be a couple of things, but replace the fuel filter. Then the air filter, maybe a tune up.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 30, 2014


Your reservoir , I believe is on the passenger side. On the bottom of it is the pump and sensor. Replace the sensor. You have to remove the wheel, remove the inner fender cover to get to it.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 10, 2014


Echeck fuel pressure..can b fuel filter

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 27, 2014


If it is either sensor you will get a check engine light. So check this, A faulty fuel pump relay can cause the car to come to a complete stop while driving, its like running out of gas. It may be getting hot and shutting fuel pump down. Try swapping another relay of the same size, For the pump to see if its a bad relay. It may be is shutting the fuel pump down, when it gets hot.


1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 14, 2014


its usually under the hood and it probably wont stick its head out either but its a big flat box

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 09, 2014


how are they acting spongy, no pedal, what?

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 09, 2014


Need to get a diagnostic test with an OBDII Scanner. You may need to have it towed into a shop for this service or if you have any friends/relatives that own one, this is the place to start. Too many things could be wrong without having a point to start at.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 29, 2014


Here are a few,, may be the ignition switch as well call your dealer 1998 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls ChevroletProblems com

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 28, 2014


if oil level is good, then check oil pressure, if pressure is low and you have been driving for a while with this noise then you may need to replace the motor as metal particles will cause damage unseen. it could also be the timing chain that is so loose it is flopping around and hitting the timing cover. in this case replacing timing chain and gears will be required.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 25, 2014


It could be a number of reasons but the most common reason is, it needs a tuneup.

1998 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 12, 2014

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