2001 Malibu Starting Problem
Friday my daughter called from DQ. The car wouldn't start. The starter worked but the instrument panel wouldn't light up properly and no fuel pump sound. I beat on the dash, turned the key, the dash lit up and the car started immediately. (Anti theft was defeated a year ago by cutting the yellow wire with no problems til now.) One time I turned the key 4 times to run then finally the dash lit up, I heard the pump, then I could start it. One time I slapped the dash and it started next try. Almost 140,000 miles. It's never stopped once it starts. Is it the ignition switch, the computer, a bad connection, or what?