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Car stops running

When I stop at a stop sign the car will not idle, sometimes it misses when I let off the gas but not really bad yet. The main thing is that everytime I stop it quits running it has been starting back every time but I don't know how long the starter can take the punisment. The car has a total of 168,000. miles but is still in fair condition and hasn't posed too much of a problem until now.

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Most often times when you have poor idle conditions it is due to a faulty throttle position sensor(TPS) however if you have not had as tune up in a while a good start would be to replace the fuel filter first. over time they become clogged and will cause the vehicle to stall. Once the filter is replaced and the symptoms still occur then replace the TPS and this should solve the idle problem. please rate.

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