fob doesn't work. Starts but dies after 2-3 seconds. Anti Theft light on

Asked by Jul 11, 2017 at 04:14 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 Malibu, 3.1L. Car been sitting for a week, FOB wouldn't unlock doors.
Opened w/key, would start, run few seconds and quit. Interior door locks quit
also. Anti Theft light on. Red light comes on under fuel gauge each time after  
it kills. (has plenty fuel).  Tried Theft reset method mentioned in another post(
key in drivers door,lock,unlock, back to center) several times. No change.  
Thanks for input!

2 Answers

10

Just had the same problem. Change your ignition cylinder and you shouldn't have any problems

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Will try that. Thank You!

Your Answer

Chevrolet Malibu Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    2,110
  • #2
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    2,100
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
150 Great Deals out of 1,049 listings starting at $997
Used Honda Accord
87 Great Deals out of 913 listings starting at $1,411
Used Nissan Altima
86 Great Deals out of 1,423 listings starting at $1,785
Used Toyota Camry
88 Great Deals out of 2,273 listings starting at $1,781
Used Hyundai Sonata
47 Great Deals out of 1,401 listings starting at $1,490
Used Kia Optima
60 Great Deals out of 921 listings starting at $6,195
Used Chevrolet Camaro
839 listings starting at $12,907
Used Nissan Maxima
35 Great Deals out of 373 listings starting at $2,450
Used Honda Civic
290 Great Deals out of 3,156 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
181 Great Deals out of 10,619 listings starting at $1,700

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Malibu LS For Sale
121 listings starting at $19,998
2016 Chevrolet Malibu LS For Sale
4 listings starting at $18,495
2015 Chevrolet Malibu LS For Sale
28 listings starting at $12,950
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LS For Sale
14 listings starting at $12,595
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LS For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 21 listings starting at $7,992

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.