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Engine wants to stall in cold weather

When its cold outside no matter if engine is warm or cold it has a bad studder and wants to stall and somtimes does

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    Is the engine light on?

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    Engine stalls in cold weather

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I don't beleive this is a weather problem. Try tuning it up and see if it helps. Good luck

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