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My 2001 Aurora Idles low. It kind of spudders and pulls a bit as if the engine wants to cut out. It actually Idles around 600 RPMs, very sluggish like not getting fuel or something. Also after a long period of acceleration when you go to slow down the RPMs dropped very quickly, sometimes to 300-400, even if still doing a semi high rate of speed like 50=60s, just when you spot accelerating and actually apply break. The air filters, oil and fuel filter is good and new as well as plugs and cables ( dont know what they are called, but not wires ) Fuel pump is good to. The dash lights and headlights also dim at slow down, so does radio volume but I was told noise compensation was a feature on the stereo. I was wondering if its the Alternator? Had diagnostic several times and no codes for an alternator issue came up. It does say Gasolene to lene and piston sensor.

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Sounds like a vaccum problem, do you mean lean condition and I don't know what your talking about "piston sensor" there is no such thing, give me the engine code #
Open the hood and listen for a hissing sound, now move your hand over the area where you think the hissing is coming from, slowly feel around vaccum lines, don't get to close to moving parts, if nothing found, shut down thw engine and remove the intake hose to the throttle body (looks like a small carborator,) it will look like a round metal circle, in that section spray carborator cleaner into the IAC (idle air control, it's a small mechined cut out onside the throttle body) the car might be a little hard to start at first, please send me the engine codes.

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