2011 Malibu

Asked by Jan 06, 2017 at 05:23 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 chevy Malibu and something
is wrong with it.. It starts shaking and won't
go, I'll floor it and it still won't go. The lights
read engine power reduced, something
about traction control, and esc as well as
the check engine light. Does anybody
know what this means??

2 Answers


There will be codes set in the onboard diagnostic system, so those codes must be read to find out just exactly what is going on. So take it too a shop you trust and have it checked over, driving it too much can damage expensive pieces of equipment, like catalysts, and transmissions.

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I agree with tennisshoes, have the codes read to verify what is going on. I have run into this and suspect the Throttle Position Sensor, and or the plugin going into the TPS may have a broken wire.

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