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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

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I don't know whether its a fuse are its just stuck.

When I get this msg, I lose all power steering. But, then, I just shut the car off and restart and that temporarily fixes the problem. Also, the steering wheel starts moving on its own and makes wierd noises

I recently changed my turning signal light switch, but now the blinkers start blinking and sometimes stop blinking like if they turn off

It seems to have started now that the weather is below 30 degrees F. Is this common? Where is the water pump?
I can't see anywhere else the coolant may be coming from. It also looks like the pulley is throwing the coolant onto the serpentine belt tensioner arm.

"i have a 2005 chevy malibu when i drive for 15-20 minute straight like on a highway, once i get to a stop sign or traffic light, or behind someone because they stop, my car would shake alittle then turn completely off. I just have to crank it back up and it starts to drive ..."

Purchased car 5 days ago with 138K.

Engine light came on 24 hrs ago and is still on. checked gas cap, it is secure. Had engine checked at Advance Auto

is it possible I might have a blockage in my heater core,cause there's no heat blowing from the fan.

I've had the thermostat changed and I think someone did something to the radiator or water pump a while ago, but so far, no fix has worked, or at least not for long. It only overheats in hot weather in stop and go driving or low speeds. If I put the A/C on, this fixes it. If I'm on the interstate going fast, the temp is generally stable, at least for shorter drives. I'm tired of paying people for fixes that don't fix the problem.

my check engine light my ABS warninglight came on along with my reduced power engine message came on at the same time. . so I take it to a mechanic shop and end up replacing the throttle body the fuse box andthe brake pedal .. sensor.. after almost $900 I finally get my car back after 2 weeks later and my air conditioner is not working at all and was working perfectly fine before I got there what could it be?!

Replaced rear calipers pads and rotors the same on front when removed line no fluid came out ''thought was weird'' replaced, bled out fine.Also replaced master cylinder still locks up. started driver side rear now driver side frontlocks up

After exiting the vehicle and closing the door without locking it, the theft deterrant light on the dash flashes every few seconds. By reading the owners manual, its my understanding that the light should flash every 3 seconds after locking the vehicle. Also, can this light cause a battery drain? When the vehicle is left unlocked, I don't believe the light should be flashing. It hasn't in the past.

What can be causing this problem?

took a long time to diagnose. Wiring was not problem. diagnosis is a control module by repair shop. Seems like both tail lights would be a problem if this diagnosis was correct.

Changed oil, did engine treatment and gas treatment with new fuel. Replaced battery