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My problem comes and goes. the eng light comes on, I go above 60mph it bucks til I drop to 60 or lower I stop at a light it wants to stall. I leave the light it drags n revs up to 2000rpm no higher.

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Your having spark leak to the block check wires and boots look for cracks or burns and anti freeze could be leaking down into the cylinders causing the +to jump to - then the computers freaking out because the codes are affecting thr trans/emissions and extreme loss of power and engine management is the result

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    You could also have a clogged catalytic convertor and other emisson problems possible bad mass air flow or egr valve or egr switch controller

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Were I you I would take it to a good mechanic before I blew it up .

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SOURCE: High revs and surges when driving.

The revving to 2000 then dropping the 1500 likely means that it is in "limp home" mode. When there is a serious problem, the car will put itself in this limited mode to avoid further damage, and to get itself back home without stalling (hence the name). Since it stalls, its likely that there is a serious problem with the fuel system, and the limp home mode will not help you any more since you keep driving it like that. 
As far as the problem goes, it could be just about anything. Almost positive it has to do with the fuel system, but could be so many different things.
Hope this helps!

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SOURCE: 1997 Saturn SC2 5-speed idling/revving oddly

there are a couple of things to look at. first take a look at the tempature controll sensor, its on the right side of the block. It kinda looks like a spark plug sticking out the side of the block. If its cracked or broken then it will mess with your idle. Also you should be checking your throtle body control censor and your throtle body. clean everything out. also the BWD Ignition Module/Control Unit. If its cracked it will cause this exact problem. I would also add a general tune up with spark plugs and wires. If you follow these directions I think you will be good, if this does not work let me know, I can give more info once I have a better idea.

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SOURCE: 1997 BMW 320 auto randomly cuts out and stalls at

the throttle body needs cleanin-also inspec other parts of fuel system like IAC,TPS... perform a scan

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SOURCE: engine high rev at stop and slowly goes to idle speed.

I've got Hyundai Lantra 1.6 year 2000. It's take time to start when it's hot. When I start my car it revs at about 2k-3k rpm. It also does it when I come to a stop. When I come to a stop it will stay at a higher rpm than that of idle speed. It drives ok when on freeway but uses more petrol. I have changed the water & petrol pump but no luck

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I have experienced it from the car gifted to me from my son. I complined to him over the week end he gave a solution and tried it yesterday and it works.
When you start from stop the A4 2002 will be poor in acceleration Solution: Give a slight release off the acceleration pedel and continue pushing the acceleration pedel, then it will shift to low gear and drive as other cars, solves the problem
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no , you were told wrong, but ABS is bad too. (or was just the stall resetting ABS to self test mode)
you have 2 independent failures.
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2: engine. (this is IT, fix this)

you are guessing at ABS parts.? just throwing them. why do that?
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on line with blind folks here.


the engine stalls moving,
that usually means the ASD relay dropped out, did the IMMO light come on? you need to look at what all lights did in the cluster at stall.
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did you take it to a shop (crooks) and tell them my ABS is on?
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ABS can go on just with a bad brake caliper pad. a $10 part.
if car stops ok, and the lamp is out RUNNING !!!!
Then leave the ABS alone. why assume the most expensive part on car is bad, why do that...???? why not put on new pads. and rotors.
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then fix the stalls,
here is the stalls list, for only the ASD.
(even a tuneup, will end stalling)

THE ASD is the funky Jeep thing, that kills the engine for many a reason. (there are tests for each case failure)

http://www.fixkick.com/Jeeps/ASD.html


if the CEL lamp comes on driving < NOT STALLED)
then connect any scan tool, to the DLC connector at knees.
and scan the PCM for DTC errors.
then post those.
keep in mind, errors can AUTO clear, so not seeing them
in REAL TIME< means you missed the boat.
that is, you didnt get the facts of the failure.
but errors still in effect are stored and you can in fact
scan them parked, key on.
the CEL is only a SMOG light, you must scan to see the other 100+ errors. possible.

Better:
find a real ASE shop, and ask them to fix the stalls, (car stops good)
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