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Car is stalling when car slows down or is at a stop; the shakes so bad the steering wheel moves too. check engine light is on.

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  • farva107 Sep 08, 2008

    Car runs fine. when stationary and a/c is on, car shakes and steerring wheel too.

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    Ryan Bergie Feb 18, 2009

    Ya i have sam eprob. I changed my EGR valve and the comp for it lil grey box, and the vacuum thing sry duno name sof parts. vacuum is the lil black cylinder behind grey box and changed hoses. i own a 96 ford escort. With it plugged in it idles rough and stalls eventually. or at every stop it tries. Also if i do the one foot brake and one foot gas to keep rev up it takes me for a ride and stays at 3000rpm for bout 15secs down road any suggestions?

    ps-engine light is obviously on

    thanks everyone

  • banshee70 Feb 19, 2009

    Was having same problem and finally lost all power on car 2 days after buying. Took back to dealer, they are replacing the idler pulley. We'll see if that helps...

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Ok for mine I figured it out. It was a faulty EGR Valve and my Throttle Position Sensor was done. The EGR was around $85 and the Sensor was $30 so not too bad now it runs great. Get your codes read before doing anything though just in case.
Thanks Everyone

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This happened to mine before too, my maf sensor wasn't plugged into my intake i felt like an idiot but that might be whats wrong.

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Go to AutoZone or Advance Auto Parts - they will do a check-engine scan for any car that is model year 96 or newer for free. They'll give you the codes. Get the codes and post them up as a reply here, and we can figure out what's wrong. I'm betting you're throwing some sort of misfire code, so I'd think your problems would be among coil, spark plug, plug wire, distributor, or possibly engine timing. Get your codes and post them and we can narrow it down further from there.

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