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LOW IDLING AND STALLING AT TIMES

2000 Ford Taurus

2000 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 155000 miles

Approx. A month ago, I had one incident wear my car when started idled barely and the rpms would slowly decrease and then die, after several of restarting and same thing happening once I gave it the gas quicly it would go and take alittle while of driving before it seemed that the car ran smootthly. Now the last week or so I am having this problem almost everyday. At times it runs fine, but then it starts to have a problem when come to stop, with low idling and then quiting. Restarts fine but just have to hurry and give gas before it quits on me? Help
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Msladydi
July 17, 2008.



Try cleaning the Idle Air Control Motor. Also clean out around the butterfly in the throttle bore with carb cleaner and a rag. This should help stabilize the idle.
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Tiny
Jack42
Jul 17, 2008.
The mechanic is right man its prolly ur IAC valve, if the idle is really rough though before stalling u should also check to see if ur EGR valve is goin on you. My shop just got done working on a car just like urs with the same problem.

Truth be told buddy nothin for nothin, u shouldnt have bought a ford : -p

take care and good luck

Tiny
Finalfantasy7001
Jul 17, 2008.

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