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Car keep shutting down

Drives good while driving normally but shuts off once engine is idle,reversing,or pulling slowly after stop.rpm needle keeps jumping and car starts shaking before shutting off

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    I pull codes and got a p1209 replace pcm already. the pcm was already pre updated for my car.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Speedo needle goes to 80kph when driving forward. Climbs up very quickly. Sometimes it will go to 20kph when reversing down the drive. Speedo wo;; on occasions show correct speed. Odemeter and trip meter work O.K. Speedo is electronic, no cable. I suspect the head will have to come out and be serviced by an Instrument repair facilty. Any ideas??

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SOUNDS LIKE THE IDLE AIR VALVE IS CARBONED UP TRY SPRAYING CARBURETOR CLEANER INTO AIR INTAKE AT THE THRUTTLE BODY WHILE HOLDING IDLE SPEED AROUND 1500 TO 1900 RPMS USUALLY AFTER SPRAYING FOR SEVERAL MINUTES ABOUT HALF A CAN THE PROBLEM WILL BE FIXED ...IF THIS DOES NO GOOD YOU MAY HAVE TO TAKE IT TO THE DEALER TO HAVE THE IDLE SPEED REPROGRAMED IN THE ECM WITH THE DEALERS DIAGNOSTIC SCAN TOOL....USUALLY FOR AROUND 50 TO 60 BUCKS HOPE THIS HELPS

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Theres a recall on this car for the throttle. its a drive by wire system. also the lights are on recall as well

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