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Car starts fine.. However, when I slow down to turn, or stop at a light it dies.. The car always starts back up, but it runs really rough till I hit the accelratoragain then it dies the very next time I let off the accelrator. I had a check engine light come on a couple times a while back, but it would go off after a couple days. I took it to the nearest advanced auto to have them put tge chide reader on it and they came back with nothing. I have changed tge furl filter, and tested the throttle position sensor... I'm fresh out of ideas. Any help I can give would be great

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It seems as though you need an Idle Air Control Valve. Don't buy one from Advance Auto because of the price.


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This small $45 item performs the following functions:

• Regulates the amount of air entering the engine during idle.
• When not replaced, vehicle could experience high or low idle, engine dies at idle and/or severe high idle possibly causing internal engine damage and safety issues.

If you need assistance in replacing the valve, Wells offers extensive application information and technical support via its Tech Line at 1-800-558-9770, as well as in-depth product and repair videos at www.wellsVE.com and through the "Wellstech" channel at www.YouTube.com .

All the best

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