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I have a 2000 grand am se with 165000 miles. While the car is stationary, the rpm's drop to the point where it sounds (feels) like the car will stall. Do I just need to add some additives to the engine or is this something bigger?

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This could be caused by several different things. Generally, it would be caused by either a fuel/air metering issue (Mass Air Flow sensor, Idle Air Control valve, or dirty air or fuel filter). But, it can also be caused by a spark plug(s) being fouled out. Best suggestion is to get a scan tool from Advance Auto Parts and hook it up to your car to retrieve the trouble codes and go from there.

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