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Model 1999. 70000 miles on it. Automatic transmission. With the motor cold it starts up and runs smooth, but after driving and it reaches the operation temperature the idle speed starts to drop inclusive it stalls the motor on the red lights. It makes this noise like when there is a problem with the ignition time if you do not press the throtle when driving. I cleaned the Idle speed control valve, but it didn't work. What could I do now?

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  • carlosgferna Sep 17, 2010

    Thank you for the answer. I have not had the check engine light on. Does it matter? The car is a Ford Escort.

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Cleaning the valve doesn't always work many times you need to replace it. but first check for codes .... go to Auto Zone have them free scan it and give you a print out of what may be wrong at least you will have a place to start the hunt properly.

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