Car is not starting

Asked by Sep 05, 2017 at 04:17 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 chevy Malibu 2.2 liter 4 cylinder eco.
Engine turns over but doesn't start unless I
put gas in the throdel body. Fuel pump is
working it's got 55 psi when I turn the
engine over. It's getting fire. Someone told
me to change the position crank sensor , I
did that and it still doesn't start. All the
fusses are good and no codes are showing
up. It's acting like the injectors are not
working when I try starting the
engine.Wondering if someone can help me
figure this issue.

2 Answers


Sounds like it is not getting gas. The problem may be between the fuel pump and injectors. I can't see all injectors clogging at the same time but anything is possible. Have you ever replaced the fuel filter? Are you sure the gas is good(Not watered down)? I ask this because there are gas stations that add water to their gas to stretch it out and make more money. If you are in Texas I could see this being a problem at the moment.


When's the last time you checked you battery?

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