MY CAR WILL NOT IDLE WHEN COMING TO A STOP

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt
  • 90,000 miles

My car will not idle when coming to a stop. It runs fine and starts every time. However the lights dim when it dies. I have replaced the starter, alternator and battery.

Friday, November 30th, 2012 AT 7:35 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
  • Expert
  • 44,341 posts

Try cleaning the throttle plate with choke cleaner on both sides first they get gummy. Then clean your battery terminals.

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Friday, November 30th, 2012 AT 3:10 PM

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