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I have a 26 hp efi walker mower and once it warms up it starts to die when put under load, had a guy look at it, told me to change engine temp sensor,i did and it's still doing it, now the light blinks 6, then 1, then stays on

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Try this, remove (MAF) Mas Air Flow sensor,(be sure key is OFF) so you don't set a trouble code when disconecting wire conector, with some throttle body/air intake cleaner from the outlet side of MAF, spray the sensor clean, let dry, reassemble.Remove snorkle from throttle body, and with a old tooth brush, clean throttle body& plate with cleaner, may take a couple of cans if throttle is badly 'coked' up. Hope this helps.

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My 1994 Caravan with the 3.0L used to stall occasionally when warm at low rpm. Several years ago I read an article on the internet on stalling and hesitation on these vehicles. The writer recommended spraying an entire can of Mopar Combustion Chamber Cleaner {available at any Dodge/Chrysler dealer} into the throttle body while the car is idling. Then shut off the motor and let it set to dissolve the carbon deposits. After a couple of hours, drive the car and try to do at least 5 full throttle starts as traffic allows - floor it, slow down, repeat. This is supposed to burn out the excess deposits and it worked for me. I use this stuff about every 6 months now, and I haven't had a problem with stalling in years. In fact at over 200,000 miles, my Caravan performs better than it did 10 years ago. A can costs around 7 bucks, so its a really cheap fix!

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The sensor is located on the left hand rear side of the block (near the bell housing). It is held in place by a 10mm bolt. It's to the right of the exhaust manifold (LH - radiator side) on the V6. Once you purchase the new sensor you'll be able to identify it on the engine. The connector to this sensor is located in the illustration.
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idle air controll motor is bad

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