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2001 Toyota Sequoia 2WD has a low idle (about 530) and stalls occasionally when stopped or having stopped at an intersection. I replaced the spark plugs, air filter, oil and oil filter. The check engine light and Trac (traction control) lights went off after that self-service repair, but the stalling continues occasionally. Today the check engine and Trac lights came back on. Any advice or feedback is appreciated!

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Check and see if the code stored is the I A C control that's what controls the idle go to any parts store they will scan it for free

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  • Kevin H
    Kevin H Sep 16, 2010

    I'll take it to a local parts store and see what code comes up and report back. It might be a few days before I'm able to do that.

  • Kevin H
    Kevin H Sep 17, 2010

    Apparently, parts stores used to do free code checks, but don't anymore. Looks like I'll have to buy a $40 code reader to know for sure.

    What is "I A C"?

    A friend suggested I simply clean the throttle body. Does that sound reasonable?

  • global1207 Sep 17, 2010

    AutoZone is still doing it for free. I hope this would help.

  • Kevin H
    Kevin H Sep 17, 2010

    I called the local O'Reilly's, Auto Zone and Napa. None of them do the free check anymore they said. I guess they weren't selling any code readers by offering that service for free. Today I got a referral to a guy who has an auto shop who should be able to read the code for me. I'll update again when I make more progress. Thanks!

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