Q: 2011 Malibu starts and dies right away.

asked by on February 06, 2017

I was driving my 2011 2.4L malibu on Interstate and it died. Waited a few minutes, it started and got it home. Next day started drove a couple miles and died while driving again. Now it starts and dies and won't stay running.

My car has 122000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. It sounds like you have a fuel pump failing. What may be happening is the fuel pump runs for a few minutes, heats up, then shuts down. I’ve experienced this same condition in my history. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a car starts then dies inspection.

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