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Engine idles rough at a stop and sometimes engine dies.

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The most common on these car is the IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE also check your vacum lines..

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Sounds just like my car.....solution new engine......i have a dead cylinder and the only fix i was told is to get a new engine.....i was told this is common in ford tauruses.......good luck

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

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SOURCE: 2004 stratus 2.7L Erratic idle, sometimes dies, sometimes revs at stops

No its not the idle control valve. In 2004 dodge had a spark plug and wire problem. They did make a new one but did not classify it as a recall so just go to your dodge dealer and ask for the update

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SOURCE: rough idle, surges when cold

have it scanned,ck' tps sensor,mass air sensor,idle air sensor for output...kev-mn.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Truck losing power and service engine soon light on

Like to other guy said, give it a tuneup. Also try SEAFOAM to clean carb up of slug. Also check to make sure the butter fly for the choke has not come loose, causing it the choke it down. Failed choke pull-off.

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SOURCE: rough idle in gear 1997 ford contour 4 cyl ohv

probably a dirty idle air control valve

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Rough idle

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.

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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