2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Q&A
2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Question: new car battery
Are you saying you failed the state mandated smog inspection? If so here is why. There are emission "monitors" which the powertrain control module (PCM) must run before the smog inspection will pass no matter what the tail pipe readings are. This system is not special to your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. This is mandated by the federal government and all vehicles sold in the US since 1996 are so equipted. Disconnecting the battery can sometimes cause the PCM to reset all its emission monitors. Normal driving (city and highway) for a few days (about 30 miles) should cause the emission monitors to run and allow you to pass your smog inspection if everything else is OK. - Oakman
It kind of sounds like the CD player but it hasn't worked since I bought the car. It drains my battery. What can it be? I also get a RES reading on the info display. Both happen randomly and it doe...
My car had service for oil change and brake work. My right driver side blinker bulb frequently works loose, and must be tightened by squeezing the metal grip that holds it in. They did that, too....
Whenever I install the new battery the alarm goes off, how can i fix this so i can drive it again?
I had to have the car boost off 2x. I got a new battery and I had to have that boost off.
I just put a new battery in but now when I drive the car stops and say engine power reduce