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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi, Try pushing the gas pedal down hard before starting the car.
This is the auto choke. I noticed this with my Pintara R31 just recently also. cheers
Posted on Feb 27, 2009
The Idle Air Control (IAC) valve is clogged. This part feeds air to the engine at start-up and idle when the throttle bodies are closed. I removed the throttle body assembly from my 2001 RX300 and separated it from the IAC. After a good cleaning with throttle body cleaner the IAC was good as new. I later decided to replace it during routine maintenance. You can pick up a brand new IAC on eBay (genuine Lexus/Toyota part). The dealer will want upwards of $400.00 for a 45 minute job (all you need are basis hand tools).
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
Check Engine light is on. Find out what DTC (diagnostic trouble code) is set and I can help you more. You can get a code puller from your local parts store.
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
SOURCE: 1996 chevy cobolt 6 cyl.
It sounds like you have a fuel issue or spark issue. Pull your spark plugs and see how they look. If they look fine then test the fuel pump. You could try to run to fuel system cleaner through the fuel system and see if there is an improvement in idle. Could be any of the following problems,
spark plug wires
Check the easy stuff like plugs, wires fuel pump and air filter first.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
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