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2003 toyota avalon gets check engine light and goes when idleing

When I start the engine the check engine light comes on and the car stalls. If I race the engine the light goes off but will come back on and stall at idle. I can drive the car and the light is not on until I stop at idle. Can anybody help.

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    try going to autozone to get the code number

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Take the car to a local Auto Parts Retailer, and have them check the fault codes on your on-board computer. Given the year of your car, it is probably an OBD-2 type computer. They can print out whatever the computer diagnostic says the problem is. I am going to guess the throttle position sensor is to blame since it sounds just like what my sister's Mazda Mommyvan was doing.

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