Chevy

Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

No crank / no start 09 malibu LTZ 3.6 193200 miles

Customer Question
No crank / no start 09...
No crank / no start
09 malibu LTZ 3.6
193200 miles
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Chevy
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Answered in 1 minute by:
9/6/2017
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
david craig
david craig, Auto Mechanic
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 5,171
Experience: owner/mechanic at 3D Automotive
Verified

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. do you have a volt meter?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
After a short drive want start , after a while of cooling off it start rite
A volt meter was just put on it it and read 12.83
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
My mechanic just changed the ignition swith still the same thing no change in the problem
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

ok, so is it starting now or is it not?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

so after driving a while and you shut it off, it wont restart until cooled down?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

no what? it wont restart?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Not starting
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

ok, is it clicking?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

one click or rapid clicks?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No i turn the key everthing lights up radio comes on car want crank
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
1 click
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

pull the starter relay. the relay plug should be numbered 30,87,86,85......check for 12vdc in position 30

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Not sure what that mean sir , but i just checked it also note the relay where checked andvibhace a new 1 on stand by also a bew starter relay
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Im not worried about the relay being bad. I need to find out if the relay is getting the proper voltage

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
How can i tell sir i dont have a volt meter with me
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
1 year ago back in may 2016 same problem , i was told the main fuse box panel was bad had a mee 1 put in no problem till about 4 days ago it been a problem every since the 4days ago
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
After car cools it starts
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Could it be a fuei pump issue
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

I asked you that. you said no it wont start

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Me

so after driving a while and you shut it off, it wont restart until cooled down?

5 Sept 2017, 10:50 PM

Customer

No

5 Sept 2017, 10:50 PM

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The car is not starting as we speak what dont you understand at this time its not starting.
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

will it start once it cools down?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Last checked the volt about 30 min ago before i drove home. From my mechanic
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Now the car want start until it cools ofg
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
it will start after a cool down
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

replace the crankshaft position sensor

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

procedure

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Where is the crankshaft position senor
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

I just sent the replacement procedure

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

are you there?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

do you need any further instruction?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
are you pointing toward the crank senor
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Are you pointing toward the crank senor
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

yes

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 23,797
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
Verified

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The crank sensor is part of the ignition system and will not cause a no crank condition. I see you mentioned a single click when trying to start it, which is usually caused by a bad starter.

Do you get a single solid click from the engine compartment when turning the key to the crank position?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask sprinkles08 Your Own Question
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 23,797
23,797 Satisfied Customers
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience

sprinkles08 is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was having a terrible problem with the wheel bearings on my 98 Chevy Cavalier and I suspect that using this website saved me plenty of time and money.

Todd LRochester NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Chevy Technician

15,289 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Gary

Gary

Chevy Technician

9,357 satisfied customers

15 years GM master tech

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

8,866 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

Chevrolet Technician

7,092 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification

John

John

Master A.S.E Automotive technician

4,071 satisfied customers

A.S.E MasterTechnician A1-A8 w/L1,38 years experience General Motors Master Technician

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Auto Mech / Electronics

2,918 satisfied customers

Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Chevy Tech -

2,734 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Chevy Diagnostics

< Previous | Next >

Related Chevy Questions
Engine shuts off an on while interior electronics do the
Engine shuts off an on while interior electronics do the same while driving. Loss of ground? … read more
Dan
Dan
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
I went to leave for work this morning and the engine barely
Hi, I went to leave for work this morning and the engine barely turned over like the battery was really low almost dead so to speak. It did start but the voltage went so low the dash clock reset at 12… read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
When driving down the road with little pull on the engine,
when driving down the road with little pull on the engine, it will start to surge. The rpms flux 2-4 rpms up and down. I put a new MAF sensor on it, but it did not help. There is no check engine light… read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
Replaced the battery, the engine will not turn over or crank
Replaced the battery, the engine will not turn over or crank when I turn the key to start, no noise (clicking) but the lights work. I checked the ignition fuse under the steering wheel it wasn't blown… read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
Engine power is reduced light is on and engine power is
Engine power is reduced light is on and engine power is reduced … read more
Gary
Gary
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,357 satisfied customers
Check engine light flashing when driving past 40 mph, engine
Check engine light flashing when driving past 40 mph, engine vibrating when idle or moving slowly, slight delay of starting up engine, and car has trouble accelerating as fast as it used to do. … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,734 satisfied customers
Is the Chevy Tracker 2.6 liter an interference engine.
Is the Chevy Tracker 2.6 liter an interference engine. … read more
Gary
Gary
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,357 satisfied customers
My 8.1 vortex chev engine in a 5500 truck. 2004. The engine
My 8.1 vortex chev engine in a 5500 truck. 2004 . The engine quits like you shut it off it restarts right away and runs good. This happened 7 times in 200 miles. … read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
The 1983 Chevy C10 305 engine will not start. this is the
The 1983 Chevy C10 305 engine will not start. Roy this is the truck that has had a rebuilt engine installed, new alternator, starter and every other part I could think of replacing by a mechanic. Now … read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
2003 chevy silverado 4.8 engine reduced engine power light
2003 chevy silverado 4.8 engine reduced engine power light comes on no power … read more
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam)
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
15,289 satisfied customers
Rough idle and surging engine power, then the service
Rough idle and surging engine power, then the service traction control/stabilitrac system comes up and check engine light flashes. My check engine light has been on for a while because of evap codes. … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
Running engine stops or attempt to start engine fails, in a
Running engine stops or attempt to start engine fails, in a manner consistent with fuel starvation. Recently solved by installation of new fuel pump/sender unit, Problem has resumed approx two months … read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
Engine rattle noise when cruising on V4 to V8. Front engine;
engine rattle noise when cruising on V4 to V8 JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on? Customer: Front engine; 3-4 weeks JA: What is the model/year… read more
Todd Audette
Todd Audette
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
357 satisfied customers
Check engine light is on and autozone checked with their
check engine light is on and autozone checked with their computer code P2135 then it triggered code P0017. For P0017 this was already addressed as they changed a part for it already. … read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
The check engine light is on. The code is P1810. It is a
The check engine light is on. The code is P1810. It is a 2006 Chevy 1500. … read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
Started engine with remote! Engine ran for about ten seconds
Started engine with remote! Engine ran for about ten seconds died,tried with the key won't start ! Checked fuel pressure on a shrader valve ! No fuel!? … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
89 satisfied customers
1989 5.7 liter throttle body engine. I was driving, engine
1989 5.7 liter throttle body engine. I was driving, engine was running fine, and came to stop sign. Upon trying to accelerate from the stop, the engine would hardly run. Bad miss and backfire visible … read more
rpmdiag
rpmdiag
High school
7,511 satisfied customers
The reduce engine message and the engine light on and alot
the reduce engine message and the engine light on and alot if shacking when I started it this morning … read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor\u0027s
3 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x