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After re-connecting battery on 2000 Galant engine won't stay running unless I keep giving it gas. I saw some posts to let it idle for ten minutes to let the computer adjust but I don't think they meant for me to keep my foot on the peddle for ten minutes.

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Yeah thats what they meant, just don't idle it too high. If the problem don't go away, read it with an OBDII scanner. That will give you what the problem is.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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    I have the same problem, however I can't let it run for 10 minutes unless I'm keeping it over 3500 rpms or else it will die. And sometimes even then, it will die. I've driven it to work and back, about a 10 minute drive each way, but I had to put it in neutral and give it gas while breaking with my left foot at the lights.

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Drive the vehicle for about thirty minutes. at different speeds, not above the speed limits of course, the computer will learn the specs of the car systems

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