STARTS THEN DIES IF I DONT KEEP MY FOOT ON THE GAS...

  • Tiny
  • nydntk
  • 2002 Cadillac SLS
  • 150,000 miles

I went to leave and when I started the car it would die if I didnt keep my foot on the gas. Any ideas on what it could be? I had auto zone check the codes and it said the mass air flow sensor so I replaced that and it still wont start.

Friday, December 9th, 2011 AT 5:38 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,305 posts

If the problem is related to idle, check for vacuum leaks and check the idle air control solenoid. Both can cause this type of problem.

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Friday, December 9th, 2011 AT 5:40 PM

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