2010 Chevy Malibu died while driving and won't start
My engine light came on on my way home from work. Stopped to get gas and
went home. About an hour later car started like normal and I went running
errands. Pulled up to a stop light and the car just died like it ran out of gas.
No other lights came on and it wouldn't start. Stranded at a busy intersection
I tried several times to start it and it would try to turn over then die again.
Tried a jump to see if I could get it home but no luck. Bad gas? Water in the
fuel I just got? Anything?? I've read a lot on here and my issues doesn't seem
to be the same as others. The security light never came on.
Bad gas is possible, you would want to find a product that has Isopropyl in it, just go to the parts store for that, pour it in and let it sit for about 1/2 to 1 hr. and try it. You mentioned the check engine light, you would want to get the vehicle scanned for any codes. That would point to the problem.
I tried the isopropyl and it did not help. Changed the fuel pump relay as well to see it that might help, still the same will turn over and start for a split second then die again. Any more ideas to diagnose??
Need the codes, so many things it could be, I don't want you to be spending monies on things you don't need. If you do not know anyone with a scanner, the basic code readers are cheap and they have them at the auto parts store. One thing you could do that a code would not show is to check the fuel pressure and do a bleed down test.
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