Having problems with your 2001 Chevrolet Malibu ?
The car starts, but the radio, lights, electric windows do not come on until I've driven a couple miles. It has a new battery. It seems to be an electrical short maybe? Some times it works immediately but usually it doesn't. It says 'check engine' and the icon comes on that is on the far right.
Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. You need to check your fuses first for the items listed. More then likely, you are r'ight. It sounds like you have a short somewhere. But since they do come on, you may have a loose wire or two. Have you had any electrical parts go out in the last few months?
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2001 Chevrolet Malibu
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