20 Most Recent 2003 Chevrolet Malibu Questions & Answers


The resistor is located on the left front bumper support.To access the resistor on Chevrolet and Pontiac models, loosen the left front corner of the plastic wheel well liner where it attaches to the front fascia. Saturn vehicles do not require you to remove the front wheel or wheel well liner.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 02, 2019


disconnect negative battery terminal, raise vehicle,remove splash sheild, if equipped. take wires off of solenoid on starter, remove starter mounting bolts, remember not to mix up wires!! --to install--put starter back in vehicle put in bolts,hook up wires, then replace cable back on battery.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 04, 2019


The fuel tank pressure sensor is on the fuel pump module.You need to remove the fuel tank to access the sensor

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 05, 2019


it is normaly located on the accumulator/drier

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 24, 2019


sometimes the radio is programmed as an alarm. unhook the radio to see if the program is causing your problem.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019


It should be a T-30.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 02, 2018


You might have a defective fuel tank pressure sensor!

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 24, 2018


Locate the brake cable along the frame near the rear wheels. You'll find the adjustment there.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 06, 2018


When you first turn on the key the security light doesn't come on ? Is this what your saying ? You don't reset anything , you look at factory service repair manual for diagnostic steps to take to find the problem . And if you don't have factory service repair manual info. you take it to someone you does . Dealer .
Security Indicator Inoperative
Step
Action
Yes
No
Schematic Reference: Theft Deterrent System Schematics
Connector End View Reference: Theft Deterrent System Connector End Views
1
Did you perform A Diagnostic System Check-Theft Deterrent?
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Diagnostic System Check - Theft Deterrent
2
Observe the instrument cluster.
Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
Does the SECURITY indicator illuminate during the bulb-check?
YES - System OK
NO - Go to Step 3
3
Replace the instrument cluster. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement in Instrument Panel, Gages and Console.
Did you complete the repair?
Go to Step 4
--
4
Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
System OK
Go to Step 2

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jul 22, 2018


Check for blown head gaskets. GM aluminum-head engines are VERY UNFORGIVING when it comes to being overheated. The heads usually warp, resulting in blown head gaskets and repeated overheating like you are describing. One of the main symptoms will be that you fill the cooling system and open the bleader screws to get the air out of the system. Then you start the engine and run it until the cooling fan comes on. When the fan comes on, place your hand behind the cooling fan and see if the air coming through the radiator is HOT. If it is blowing cool air, the coolant is not flowing through the radiator like it should. This is usually caused by high pressure in the cooling system due to combustion gasses getting in.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 15, 2018


Plugged catalytic converter , take it to a qualified repair shop an have it properly diagnosed .

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 31, 2018


Well when you replaced the battery did anything else on the key fob work? Often times you have to reprogram the remote in order for it to function properly. Try getting inside the vehicle and manually lock all doors with the driver's side switch. Put the master key in the ignition switch and turn the switch to the run position but do not start it. Now push and hold the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until the locks make noise....may take 10 to 30 seconds. After you have the key fob programmed, see if the alarm will turn off with the remote. Did it work? The only way to totally turn off the alarm is with a GM Tech @ or 3 scan tool and go into body control bidirectional controlling procedures or with a very good aftermarket scanner with good bi-directional functionality.
The alarm works via the body control module on this vehicle and i am thinking it uses the PK2 system and if you do not have a properly coded key or the BCM is loosing memory, then check for any and every blown fuse and replace as needed.to start with.. If the vehicle stays running after starting then the bcm/key is reading correctly.

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 21, 2018


Check the idle air control valve for carbon buildup. Also check for a vacuum leak.

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2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 12, 2018


this is why they made flatbed wreckers have it hauled there .

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 17, 2017


I, feel sorry for you, after reading your problem, but don't worry you visit the Reliable-Store they will help you for sure.They have repair manuals at a very less cost. Best Manuals

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 07, 2017


always the plugs for missing
never a thought for low fuel pressure or bad injectors or for running the fault codes to find the problem

2003 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 01, 2017

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