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2008 Malibu, only 53,000 miles - check engine light is on,

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2008 Malibu, only 53,000 miles - check engine light is on, have had it in to mechanic twice - suggestions?
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on
JA: Are you fixing your Malibu yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I haven't tried anything myself
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 10 months ago.

Okay, you didn't provide me with the codes that were found, but in either case, when a code is set, the complete circuit needs to be tested prior to replacing any parts.

This means the wiring, sensor, connections and computer. Also checking for any flash updates to cure the problem is needed too.

Thanks, Ron

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
dissatisfied with answer
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 10 months ago.

Maybe if you provided more information, we could have given better information. I had to supply generic when I received generic,so if you care to continue, let's be more specific as to what you are seeking.

Thanks, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 10 months ago.

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron