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1998 Chevrolet Malibu fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 172000


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Vehicle would hesitate or almost stop while driving. Also occurred when attempting to accelerate after vehicle was stopped for a minute or two. In December 1999, reprogrammed PCM(power control module)/clr codes. Referenced bulletin 99-0604032. In January 2000, problem recurred, replaced ignition coil. In July 2000, problem recurred, roadtests conducted. Technician contacted "tans" and determined that fuel pressure below specs. Replaced sending unit (sender) and filter.

- Chester, PA, USA

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