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Car starts but dies after idling

Car starts fine but after being stopped for 40 secs at a light or even in drive it acts like its bubbling up then dies it does this in park, drive and neutral

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Most likely overheating take to your nearest mec

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My 2003 Ford Focus dies when idling after a little road trip.


have the check engine light checked at a parts store its usuall free. I would bet its the idle air control motor. This controls the fuel air mixture at idle

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I have a 1999 Chev Cavalier Z24. It ran fine this morning went to start it and it will start but not idle. Even with throttle open, it just dies. At times the dummy lights and the lighting system act up...


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sounds like the head or head gasket is blown. your cylinders may be getting coolant in them which will not only cause the motor to lockup, but also cause bent rods and valves. check your oil dipstick and transmission dipstick to see if it looks like water or coolant is presant, also check the coolant to see if it smells like gas or has any kind of oil in it, if so, your head is likely blown.

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Unless you know it to be fresh, I think you may be about to lose the timing belt and that can be a disaster.
Please look at this link before you drive a whole lot more:
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/automotive/mitsubishi_timing_belt.html

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Need those trouble codes to really be useful.

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