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Car stalled at stop sign. now wont start and run.

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The 1st thing u do is get the electronic engine control system tested, there will be a fault code stored in the computers memory, most likely you lost spark due to a faulty crank sensor.

Posted on Apr 22, 2010

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SOURCE: corsica stalls at stop signs

sounds like the EGR valve is sticky, take a small screw driver and tap the valve when the engine is at idle and you will notice a change in the way the engine runs, if the vehicle smooths out disconnect the valve and drive the vehicle and it should not cut off please let me know and dont forget to rate me!!

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: 1988 chev celebrity stalls when comming to a stop sign.

no timing belt on the particular vehicle. but yes probably something minor, check fuel pressure, fuel pressure regulator, MAF sensor and IAC motor. all these can cause intermitent stalls. The MAF is located somewhere between the air filter and the throttle body. it is a sensor that sometimes gets dirty with air particles and will affect fuel managment. the IAC motor is on the throttle body and if gets stuck with carbon will not be able to control idle. the fuel pressure regulator is on the fuel rail and if the vacuum line is filled with gas then the diaphram is bad. and the fuel pressure should be 35 to 50 PSI running.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 elentra- stalling at the stop light

First suspicion - TPS (Throttle Position Sensor)

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Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 jaguar xj6 stalls once you stop at the stop signs

Look for an IAC sensor (motor) Idle Air Control.
Usually located on side & front of throttle body. Not 100% sure which type you'll have but if you have pintle type (pointed end) Remove it, spray it well with throttle body cleaner as well as port it came from, and retry. If it cures it temporarily & starts to do it again, replace it.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: car stalls when you slow down for a stop, wont stay running idle

fuel filter most likely

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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Its a 115000 btu multi fuel.it starts up,runs a few seconds,then shuts off.it doesnt smoke or anything wierd,it just shuts off.


It can be low fuel pressure issue or clogged fuel pump. Or its engine related issues,---------------

Check the help link mentioned below to troubleshoot the problem: ------

Engine stalls when gas is given?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/engine-stalls-when-gas-is-given.html

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Car stalls when MAF sensor is connected?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/car-stalls-when-maf-sensor-is-connected.html

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Car Engine Stalls While Driving?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-stalls-while-driving.html

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Car stalls and throws white smoke from exhaust?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-stalls-and-throws-white-smoke-from.html

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Stalls And Dies At Stop Sign?

http://www.howtobyme.blogspot.com/2012/07/stalls-and-dies-at-stop-sign.html

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GMC Sonoma Stalls and idles low

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/10/gmc-sonoma-stalls-and-idles-low.html

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Nissan Pathfinder stalls and bucks on Acceleration?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/nissan-pathfinder-stalls-and-bucks-on.html

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1992 Chevrolet stalls and shutdown?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1992-chevrolet-stalls-and-shutdown.html

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Stumbling and stalling at idle after engine rebuild?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/stumbling-and-stalling-at-idle-after.html

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1990 mazda 323 stalls and quit running?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1990-mazda-323-stalls-and-quit-running.html

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2000 Toyota Camry: Idling and Stalling Problem?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-idling-and-stalling.html

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1995 Toyota Corolla: Stalls, Sputters and Pops Through Intake Manifold?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1995-toyota-corolla-stalls-sputters-and.html

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1999 Toyota Camry: Erratic stalling and high engine RPM at idle?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1999-toyota-camry-erratic-stalling-and.html

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Dodge Dakota stalls, stumbles at idle. Has low fuel flow and runs hot?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/dodge-dakota-stallsstumbles-at-idlehas.html

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1994 Toyota 4Runner: Stalls and Stops While Driving?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-toyota-4runner-stalls-and-stops.html

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1997 Toyota Camry: Erratic Idle and Intermittent engine stalling?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/1997-toyota-camry-erratic-idle-and.html

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Ford Maverick: No Idle and Stalling issues?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ford-maverick-no-idle-and-stalling.html

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These details will help.

Thanks.

Nov 28, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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My car is turning on but stalls I have a Volkswagen Jetta 06 2.5 engine. PLEASE HELP


Vehicle starts but stalls.These types of problems are very common on most of vehicles.There are few possibilities,that can cause stalling problem on vehicle.The vehicle brand and model may differ but problem is same.------I provide you few suggested help link to troubleshoot these issue and solve the problem:-----------
1995 Toyota Corolla: Stalls, Sputters and Pops Through Intake Manifold? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1995-toyota-corolla-stalls-sputters-and.html
-------------1994 Toyota 4Runner: Stalls and Stops While Driving? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-toyota-4runner-stalls-and-stops.html
-----------1992 Chevrolet stalls and shutdown? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1992-chevrolet-stalls-and-shutdown.html
-----------Dodge Dakota stalls, stumbles at idle. Has low fuel flow and runs hot? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/dodge-dakota-stallsstumbles-at-idlehas.html
------------Engine stalls when gas is given? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/engine-stalls-when-gas-is-given.html
------------1990 mazda 323 stalls and quit running? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1990-mazda-323-stalls-and-quit-running.html
------------Nissan Pathfinder stalls and bucks on Acceleration? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/nissan-pathfinder-stalls-and-bucks-on.html
------------Car stalls when MAF sensor is connected? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/car-stalls-when-maf-sensor-is-connected.html
-----------Car Engine Stalls While Driving? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-stalls-while-driving.html
--------- Stalls And Dies At Stop Sign? http://www.howtobyme.blogspot.com/2012/07/stalls-and-dies-at-stop-sign.html

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These are few help links,that will help you to troubleshoot the issue and solve the problem.Please keep updated,if any more help required.Thanks.

Oct 20, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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It might be fuel filter: stalls out at STOP signs, red lights, etc., but smooth running on freeway


most likely u are right and good cheap place to start and wont hert a thing if dont fix its a start to a full tune up that i wood move to next......hope it helps

Dec 21, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Astro

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Car stalls at stop signs


will it re-start right back up?
next time try to keep your foot on the gas pedal to see if it stay running ( be careful when you do this, if you give too much gas the car will over come the brake and cause accident )
if it stay running then you need to replace an idle air control valve

Mar 09, 2010 | 2000 Ford Taurus

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I have a 2002 toyota corolla that likes to stall - taken the car to a mechanic twice in the last 6 months - they can't seem to find the problem - any suggestions or ideas?


when it stalls does it start right back up or do you have to wait awhile. if it stalls and wont start check for spark at the spark plugs and for fuel pressure. a common problem is the ignition module. it could even be a dirty throttle body if it is stalling at the stop sign then starts right back up. Check your air filter and the throttle body. If the throttle body has a bunch of carbon build up your car wont get enough air at idle. same will happen if you have a super dirty air filter. If the ignition module is bad the symtoms are usually that it wont start for a while till it cools down then will restart.

Oct 30, 2009 | 1993 Toyota Corolla

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1997 ford contour wont start gets spark and fuel


Change out ignition moduel, tighten all grounds.

Aug 11, 2009 | 1996 Ford Contour

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Wont start


try checking the gasoline...then if it has a gasoline..try your battery if it is fully charged...if it is charged...take look at your spark plugs...

Jul 15, 2009 | 1998 Chrysler Sebring

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Car stalling after turns on, dies while driving


First of all you should check your transimision fluid in your gearbox, if the car is automatic, and refill until the proper sign.
Utherwise you should check the clutch if it works properly, maybe you have to adjust the clutches gap.

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