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CAR TURNS OVER BUT IDLING SO SLOW THAT IS DIES WHILE PUTTING IN GEAR

2001 Pontiac Grand Am • 220,000 miles

Turn engine over and idling too slow to place in gear without dying. Tried holding accelerator with same result. New fuel filter 4 days ago but problem has returned. Diagnostic tests showed no hard errors. Help.

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Aunt Car car
September 4, 2011.



Check the fuel pressure first then you might want to go to a mechanic and have them hook up an OBD test tool. It will give you error codes which will make the process of elimination easier.