REVS UP AND THEN STALLS WHEN WARM

  • Tiny
  • philip cassie
  • 2003 Renault Megane
  • 46,000 miles

I have a Renault Megane 2003 1.6 16v vvt hatchback. I have problem on idol The car starts after 5 sec it stalls till car is warm. Engine management light came on and put it on computer it said camshaft sensor had tdc sensor changed and cleaned air intake still has problem. When I rev up to 2000-3000 rpm the revs start to drop & stalls start car again rev counter starts bouncing up & down again the car runs fine when warm. Just on start up

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 12:51 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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After replacing the TDC sensor, is the MIL stuill indicating and what trouble code are you getting if any?

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 1:11 PM
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No codes on obd2

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 1:16 PM
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The obd said the camshaft senser was faulty so changed it and code cleared

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 1:31 PM
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Erratic idling during start up and stalling indicates the idling system is not working correctly and one of the most common cause would be a stuck IAC valve.

Try cleaning the IAC and throttle body to see if it works.

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 1:43 PM

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