WHAT WOULD CAUSE IT NOT TO IDLE WHEN STOPPED?

  • Tiny
  • needaknows@att.net
  • 2003 Chevrolet Astro
  • 125,000 miles

Just all of a sudden bogged down when stopped and has done it ever since. Also has a strange, strong odor to it. It will start up and drive fine down the road but at a stop you have to keep one foot on brake and one pumping the fuel pedal so it doesn't die on you. I have changed spark plugs and wires but this did not help. What would be another cause?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 AT 4:19 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,290 posts

Any applicable trouble codes? Check/clean the idle air system.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 AT 4:41 PM

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