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Idle speed Some times when I start the engine it will not stay running or dies when I take foot off gas to put on brakes. Then like flipping a switch it will run smooth. Next time or two it may start and run OK. Then may act up the next time or two.

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  • blkl06282003 Sep 15, 2008

    I have replaced the EGR valve and the spark plugs, the three on the back of the motor were burnt. Now there is a vacuum hose with a hole in it at the top of the motor. It keeps idlein low and tries to cut off, my check engine light stays on and they keep saying it has something to do with the EGR system.

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From what I can tell with the info I have It has the sound of the IAC it messing up and this is a pretty common problem sometimes you can remove it and clean it but you will need to replace it in the near future.Iac stands for Idle air control
Jim

on the other user the first thing you must do is fix the vacuum leak then check the code and if it is a P0401 or so this is caused by the DPFE and it will need replaced it too is a fairly common problem and will cause alot of different drivability concerns.DPFE stands for delta pressure feedback sensor
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