Its running very poorly and constantly dying. It would id...

Its running very poorly and constantly dying. It would idle high then chug then level out the moment you put it in gear it would chug and die. initially replaced coils and plugs (ran better for a day then got worse). next i got 3 ...

Its running very poorly and constantly dying. It would idle high then chug then level out the moment you put it in gear it would chug and die. initially replaced coils and plugs (ran better for a day then got worse). next i got 3 codes (p0300 p0106 p0171). Replaced MAP sensor and [camshaft](/topics-camshaft-chevy/) postition Sensor. seems to stay running now but chugs when you put it into gear but does not die. Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch? Factory trans 150k miles. could that be the issue? Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? 2011 chevy malibu 2.4l Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Malibu yourself? What have you tried so far? Yes myself. plugs coils camshaft position sensor and MAP Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? Can you send the first message i sent to you?

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Howdy from Tennessee, I'm Chris aka Moose. Who am I helping today? I'm glad you've come here to get help. I will do my best to get the answer you are looking for. I help many customers, so sometimes my replies are delayed, I will respond once available. I try to be online at 1-5 pm and 10 pm-5 am every day. - After the repairs, did you clear the codes, then take it on 5 test drives to see if the old or new codes returned?

No I did not, decided to see what I could learn on here before deleting thanksmy name is\*\*\*\*\*'m trying to fix it for my wife
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Hello, Levi Let's clear the codes and drive it 5 times. Then tell me what codes are stored. If needed i can provide the diag steps for the old codes and the new ones at that time.

Ok I'll have to do that around noon. I am leaving for work now.
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we drove it around a couple of times after deleting the codes and putting some injector cleaner in the fuel tank as well as filling it up. Everything appears to be working now! Although we have a permanent code now (p0106)
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Thanks, Levi The 0106 is a concern with the MAP sensor signal getting to the computer, not accurate. The steps to address that are in this file. []( Thank you for seeking us for help, I hope I provided what was needed. Press reply if you need to follow up. If you liked my answer please let me know so I can mark your question complete. Moose

I just replaced the MAP sensor a couple weeks ago. Also I cleared the code and there is no longer a check [engine](/topics-engine-chevy/) light but it still pops up on the scanner.
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That means it is an intermittent concern, which is harder to diagnose. Possibly a vacuum hose leaking or a concern with its wiring.

something that's best to have inspected. Well at least it drives again so I can take it somewhere without having to have it towed. Thank you!
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You are welcome

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