Question about 2001 Ford Taurus
At stop lights engine will stall, it starts alright and runs fine when up to cruise speed. Just will not idle.
Idle air control valve defect or egr valve stay open clean throttle body with air intake cleaner sometime its a bit hard to start after its normal and for egr valve gently tape it hope it help you fixya our post thanks pierre
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Engine stalling and rough run
issue at low speeds
This problem is commonly caused by a dirty automatic idle speed control valve and throttle valve. Buy a can of throttle valve cleaner (do not use carburetor spray cleaner!) from NAPA or Carquest (made by CRC chemicals) and spray it into the air intake while the engine is running, use up about 1/2 the can, engine will try to stall hold the speed up, shut it down and let it soak for 30 minutes, restart and blow out the remaining fluid, shut it down and disconnect the negative battery cable for 5 Min's to reset the base idle control
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