MY CAR DIES WHEN IT IDLES

  • Tiny
  • invaderzimmerman
  • 2000 Ford Focus
  • 168,000 miles

My car dies when it idles. But just for a second. Then it starts back up again. What could cause this?

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:23 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Check for vacuum leaks and check the idle air control valve. (IAC)

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:35 PM

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