MY CAR STARTS AND RUNS AT IDLE FOR A MINUTE AND THEN DIES.

  • Tiny
  • Myboyspop
  • 1992 Mazda 929
  • 120,000 miles

When I start my car, it will idle for a short time, rev up and down for awhile the stop running. Now each time I start it, it starts and then dies, starts and then dies each time.I will stay running if I control the throttle. If I don't it will just die again.

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Sunday, March 18th, 2012 AT 2:14 AM

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  • DrCranknWrench
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I am going to give you some diagnostic walk throughs for your situation. Just follow the links below.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-surges

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-stalls

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Sunday, March 18th, 2012 AT 2:54 AM

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