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2004 Chevy Malibu will run but not rev up

Will sit and idle just fine but when you push on the gas peddle I get no response. The gas peddle has been replaced and has brand new battery. Even tried to put the computer to sleep. Nothing has worked so far.

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semms to be like some of the vapor lines coming from thank to engine might be flooding your engine,
but also locate the fuel pressure regulator at the engine compartment and unplud the vacium hose, if you see any fuel coming out from fuel pressure regulator, or if the vacium hose smeel like fuel, then the regulator is not good.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Chevy Trailblazer 2003 ran the battery down now wont idle

try changing the air filter ,i had a problem ,at ilde in drive my trailblazer would stall, changed the air filter now it's not stalling and got my power back ,there is a secondary air pump that i have to change ,
not sure were it is ? still not running perfect but it's running better .and my service light is on too.
i got it put on scope ,it's the pump .
not sure if this helps ,but i'm start to run in to problems too,i have a 2004 trailblazer.
i like to do fix things myself ,i hope i can.it's the cost if you know what i mean.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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SOURCE: 2004 chevy malibu won't start up

I have an 04 Malibu and when I get hard starts when I'm in the car I just press the accelerator down about half way and it always starts right up, some times I have to hold the accelerator down a little after starting to stop it from stalling but it is rare.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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If the fuel filter has been replaced, then maybe these are other reasons:

1. intake camshaft sensor (known to go bad on BMW E46s). ~$100 part.

2. fuel injectors (though I doubt they go bad that easily). ~$100/ piece. Your car has 6.

3. Ignition coils. ~$90 a piece. Your car has 6.

4. mass air flow sensor. Again, another expensive part. ~$300.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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SOURCE: On start up the engine starts fine and idles but wont rev up

try your maf sensor

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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