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2002 dakota rt low idle sometimes stalls after coming to complete stop.

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Jim it can also be cause by a TPS (throttle position sensor) or IAC (idle air control valve) going bad. They usually will throw a code and put your check engine light come on but not always. Since they are much easier to check or replace than a fuel pump I would check or have them checked first. Hope this helps you.

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    Jim it can also be cause by a TPS (throttle position sensor) or IAC (idle air control valve) going bad. They usually will throw a code and put your check engine light come on but not always. Since they are much easier to check or replace than a fuel pump I would check or have them checked first. Hope this helps you.

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Check your fuel pressure, can happen when a fuel pump is gonna go out

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I had the same exact problem on my 2004 Colorado (3.5L). Cleaned the MAF sensor (with MAF sensor cleaner) and throttle body/plate - cleared it right up.

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have you checked your iacv, idle air control valve?

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its most likely the throttle body is dirty, just remove the air box on top of the engine and clean the throttle body out with carb cleaner.

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THis has happened to me in the past. My fix was to clean the throttle body. The problem began after my battery died. The computer was defaulted back to its original settings after replacing the battery. Once I cleaned the throttle body, everything was fine. This happened at about 85,000 miles.

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Clean the throttle valve and the air bypass idle speed control valve, they get full of sludge and restrict air flow, this causes a low idle at times and the engine will stall, clean them by spraying carb spray into the throttle valve while the eng is running, have someone hold the idle high or it will stall, after using at least 1/2 can shut down and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, this clears the memory and allows the computer to relearn idle strategy, the computer willl take a few days to relearn the idle, maybe 30 miles of mixed driving.

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