If the alternator is working properly then it should go off onec the engine has started.
If it does not then you probably have afaulty alternator.
The light is on because there is a problem with the charging system. More likely than not the alternator is defective. Any auto parts store can test the system.
How do you change the water pump on a 1997 chevy malibu?
where is the ecm unit in a 1997 Chevy Malibu 3.1 6 cly
4x100 to 4x114.3 is the size of hubcentric spacer that will fit a 1997 chevy malibu.
disconnect negative battery terminal, remove the drive belt. then disconnect the output wire and electrical connector on alternator. remove mounting bolts and remove alternator. good-day !
How do you shut off the anti - theft system on a 1997 chevy malibu?
behind back top of brake pedal under dash.
Remove the belt from your 1997 Chevy Lumina alternator. Remove the wiring harness from the back of the alternator. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.
blown brake hose, front passenger side in 1997 chevy malibu?
yes they have brake lights and you probably have a bad brake light switch which is on top of the brake pedal under the dash.
what is the labor cost to replace a wiper reservior bottle in a 2002 Chevy Malibu
Remove the coolant from your 1997 Chevy Malibu radiator. Remove the bottom radiator hose. Run water through the top of the radiator allowing it to run out the bottom.
I used up to 4 on my 1998 malibu.
take it to a pro
Look inside the owners manual.
under the hood
Underneath you would have to get under the car
Curb Weight 3142 Pounds
4x6 front 6x9 rear
The 1997 Chevy Malibu crankshaft position sensor can be found on the back of the engine. You will need to remove the rear engine cover in order to access the crankshaft position sensor.
It is the belt driving the water pump, power steering pump, alternator, & A/C Compressor. I think on this engine it is located on the passenger side front of engine.