This car has been running fine until today. All of a sudden, it dies when at idle speed even in park. The car runs fine once you get going but will die when stopped unless you keep your foot on the gas a little. It will start right back up over and over so the battery and alternator seems to be fine. Any suggestions?
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I notice that you replaced the water pump,Did the car over heat at any time, If it did end you didn,t stop right away when it first happen, It can do real serious damage to the engine, That will give the syptons you are describeing,If you notice that the car starts to use more oil, That is a deffenet sign there was damage done to the engine,That it done damage to the piston rings, Have you changed the thermostat in it? It tell me allso when you stay your temp gauge is not working that the termostat .Might not be functioning(Properly) End mess up the temp (Sending) unit. If the car is over heating there will be a loss in power,
How does it idle when you first start or idle when hot.
On the top of the air intake tube there is a small screw which should when screwed in speed up the idle and if it dosent work or it idles fine when cold or warm at idle then its your GEARs are binding up and there's not to much you can do about that ........sorry