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Engine stalls when slowing down

First that was an intermittent problem. The car stalls when slowing down at street corner or when breaking to park home.I tryed to cleaned throttle body .No difference appears.Last week it it's starts to do it all the time . It stalls in traffic at red lights... The engine was not running well.I change sparks plugs + wires . Notting changes engine stills stalling and running like one cylinder's is missing.

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  • louisdrolet Dec 08, 2008

    thank's alll
    the problem as been solved . I cleaned the trothle body and I replaced  egr valve. That's the answer 'cause prior to that I haved fuel line pressure cheked .Also all sprtak plugs and wires had been replaced. it was still stalling , but since I haved the  new egr valve everithing' s  fine .


    hoppe mi story can help hoters

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    car runs for 15 to 30 secs then stalls, changed throttle body & calibrated, battery as well. Fuel pump is running as well, have checked sensors too. Mechanic working on wiring to see if that is issue. Week later not fixed and seems to be no light at end of tunnel. Any suggestions would be great

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    engine powered down light appeared and acceleration was stalled at the same time

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    had breaks put on front and back rotors put on front had break cylinder put on back week later it start to stall while driving after putting gas in it week later had cadilac convertible took off it looked good guy said now can smell gas he replaced it with a welded pipe

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Would it b effective on my car as well....please do help me as this problem is really bothering me....n giving m a head ache

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    Ricky V Singh Dec 22, 2013

    would it b effective on my car as well....please do help me as this problem is really bothering me....n giving m a head ache

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I'm had a similar problem with my Caravan this past October. Ask your mechanic to check the fuel pump and oxygen sensor. There was a recall on Airtex fuel pumps in 24,000 2000 Caravans in 2006, so might want to see if it was one of the affected pumps and it can be replaced for free. Good luck!

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Try changing your MAP SEnsor. I had the same problem on my acclaim

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