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Car idles rough and stalls when giving gas, I replaced plugs, wires throttle position sonsor, and mass air floe sensor

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  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    I have the same problem and have changed the EGR Valve and everything else listed by the previous person. Today it happened again!!!! The warning lights go out and then approximately a month later the car has the same issue. The vehicle has been serviced by three different garages to include Scarritt Lincoln during the warranty and now they still have not found a solution and the car is out of warranty. If you haved the solution it will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you,

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    no stalling

  • gbrown926 May 11, 2010

    my nissan altima 5 speed ran fine until...Teaching daughter how to drive a manual transmission, when she tried to take off in first gear car buck a few times pretty good then died. Could not get car to start. Next day car starts but idles very roough and when I step on gas it just dies. I have no idea what could of happened, I dont notice any hoses or lines off anywhere. Anyone have an idea?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    my 1998 dodge dakota has a rough idle and will stall if i don't give it gas or when i put it into drive.



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Have you checked the EGR valve? it may be leaking, touch it with a wet finger at idle, if it is leaking it will be very hot, the useual cause is either carbon or back pressure transducer problem, another issue may be fuel pressure, have you tested the pressure yet?

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  • you can try this. not a sale guy. but napa carcare sell a 3m product cleaner that clean gas,intake & valves. take aout 30 minutes . it work wonders on g-pa 96 town stalling ,
my car was my grandpa vaction car . it sat 2 month out year.

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