What are some common causes for 2001 Saturn L300 to continuously cut off?

Tiny
JESSICA687
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I have a 2001 Saturn L300, and every time I start to slow down or I'm at a stop the car keeps cutting off, but it'll crank right back up with NO problem.

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 8:11 PM

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Tiny
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The idle control system is not functioning correctly due to dirt accumulating in the idle air passages.

Cleaning the throttle body and IAC should solve the problem.

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 8:21 PM
Tiny
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Ok, thank you! I'll try this and let you know how it goes!

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 8:22 PM
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You're welcome.

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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 8:56 PM
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Thereis no iac on this car it uses a throttle servo to control idle with throttle body butterfly. Do you have any codes in the computer?

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Friday, October 5th, 2012 AT 3:39 AM

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