99 malibu gauges acting up starts then dies

Asked by Jan 21, 2017 at 03:20 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: General

Got 99 malibu yesterday today the temp
gauge stop working gas gauge started
acting crazy then battery light came on i
unhooked ground it still run so I unhooked
battery for 20 mins hooked it back up and
now starts but dies 2 seconds later

1 Answer


Since the battery light came on have the alternator checked. For future reference NEVER disconnect the battery cable(s) with the engine running. That creates a power spike that can fry all kinds of electronics!! HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Chevrolet Malibu Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
155 Great Deals out of 1,103 listings starting at $2,950
Used Honda Accord
61 Great Deals out of 1,266 listings starting at $1,215
Used Toyota Camry
34 Great Deals out of 1,945 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Altima
72 Great Deals out of 1,229 listings starting at $1,900
Used Hyundai Sonata
36 Great Deals out of 1,359 listings starting at $3,333
Used Nissan Maxima
22 Great Deals out of 404 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
251 Great Deals out of 4,537 listings starting at $1,588
Used Chevrolet Camaro
1,067 listings starting at $12,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
594 listings starting at $19,995
2017 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 402 listings starting at $16,495
2016 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 204 listings starting at $12,995
2015 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 166 listings starting at $10,699
2014 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 63 listings starting at $9,793

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.