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How To Test The Fuel Injectors (2007-2008 3.5L Malibu)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (2007-2008 3.5L Malibu)

In this tutorial I'll explain how to test the fuel injectors on the 2007 and 2008 3.5L Chevrolet Malibu. Even though most of the injectors are located underneath the intake manifold plenum, you don't have to remove it to test them! With your...   read more >>

How To Test The MAP Sensor (2007-2008 3.5L Malibu)

How To Test The MAP Sensor (2007-2008 3.5L Malibu)

Testing the MAP sensor on the 2007 and 2008 3.5L Chevy Malibu is a piece of cake, especially because the MAP sensor sits right on top of the intake manifold and is easy to get to. In this tutorial I'll explain how to test it using a multimeter...   read more >>

How To Test The MAF Sensor (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

How To Test The MAF Sensor (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

The mass airflow (MAF) sensor on the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 3.5L Chevrolet Malibu, can be tested using only a multimeter (that can read Hertz frequency). With the results of your test you'll be able to conclude if the mass airflow...   read more >>

Throttle Body (TAC) Circuit Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

Throttle Body (TAC) Circuit Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

The Thottle Actuator Control (TAC) Module is the electronic throttle body on the 2004-2005 3.5L Chevrolet Malibu. This bad boy is located on the intake manifold plenum (the photo above is of the TAC Module). NOTE: The following simplified TAC...   read more >>

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

This tutorial will explain how to do a manual cylinder balance test on the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 3.5L V6 Chevrolet Malibu. The cool thing is that you don't need any expensive or exotic test equipment to do a manual cylinder balance...   read more >>

Fuel Pump Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

Fuel Pump Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

Here's a simplified fuel pump wiring diagram. The above typical fuel pump circuit wiring diagrams applies only to the 2004 and 2005 3.5L V6 Chevrolet Malibu. More 3.5L V6 Chevy Malibu Tutorials You can find a complete list of 3.5L V6 Chevy...   read more >>

How To Test The MAP Sensor (2004-2006 3.5L Malibu)

How To Test The MAP Sensor (2004-2006 3.5L Malibu)

Testing the MAP sensor is not difficult on the 2004, 2005, and 2006 3.5L V6 Chevy Malibu. The cool thing is that it can be accurately tested using only a multimeter and a vacuum pump. In this tutorial I'll explain how to test it and with the...   read more >>

Ignition System Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

Ignition System Wiring Diagram (2004-2005 3.5L Malibu)

The above ignition system wiring diagrams apply only to the 2004 and 2005 3.5L V6 Chevrolet Malibu. NOTE: The ignition control module (ICM) is part of the coil pack assembly. Ignition Control Module Connector Pin...   read more >>

How Often Should I Replace The Spark Plugs (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

How Often Should I Replace The Spark Plugs (2004-2008 3.5L Malibu)

The spark plugs are probably one of the most inexpensive components installed on your 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, or 2008 Chevy Malibu 3.5L engine. And yet they perform a supercritical job. Sooner or later they're going to have to be replaced. And...   read more >>

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (2004-2006 3.5L Malibu)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (2004-2006 3.5L Malibu)

Testing the fuel injectors of the 2004, 2005, and 2006 3.5L V6 Chevy Malibu can seem quite impossible, since they're located underneath the intake manifold plenum. But nothing could be further from the truth because you don't have to remove the...   read more >>