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Engine is Stalling

At first my car was not starting. It ended up being the ignition coil. Now it starts, but when I switch gears it stalls out. I have a automatic so it does not do it while I am moving. When I am parked somewhere it takes several attemps to take off again. I am waiting for the day that it doesn't.

Please help me. NO one seems to know what is wrong. I took it to the shop and they said that it was not doing it for them. They want me to come get it and calll them when it does it again.

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There are several problems that could be the cause. Below are the possible problems. i'm sorry that I couldn't narrow it down for you. Maybe you should have your engine scanned . Clogged or dirty fuel filter Engine is Stalling - grey_line.gif 2 Inspect Wireset Damaged, worn, or deteriorating spark plug or coil wire(s). grey_line.gif 3 Inspect Spark Plug Fouled, damaged or broken spark plug(s). grey_line.gif 4 Inspect Fuel System Pressure Incorrect fuel pressure being delivered to carburetor or fuel injection system. 5 Inspect Fuel Pump Improperly functioning fuel puEngine is Stalling - grey_line.gifs. grey_line.gif 6 Inspect Air Charge Sensor Damaged or faulty air charge Engine is Stalling - grey_line.gif charge sensor circuit. grey_line.gif 7 Inspect Air Cleaner Temperature Sensor Damaged or faulty air cleaner tempEngine is Stalling - grey_line.gifr or air cleaner temperature sensor circuit. grey_line.gif 8 Inspect Throttle PositionEngine is Stalling - grey_line.giflty throttle position sensor or throttle position sensor circuit. grey_line.gif 9 Inspect Fuel Tank Contaminated fuel from rusted or deteriorated fuel tank. 10 Inspect Ignition Timing Incorrectly adjusted engine timing. grey_line.gif 11 Inspect Fuel Injector Plugged, dirty or poorly connected fuel injector. grey_line.gif

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