STALLS

1987 AMC Eagle

Tiny

OREGONCOWGIRL

July, 26, 2009 AT 11:38 AM

Engine Cooling problem
1987 AMC Eagle 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 122000 miles

when I start the car up it warms up then when I am driving it for awhile and I am stoped at a stop light it has been dying (stalling) I then have to restart it and it is driving fine till I come to a stop then it dies again on me can you please help me thanks!

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Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

October, 30, 2009 AT 12:11 PM

Chances are you have a vacuum leak. It was a common problem. Check for a leak. If the engine is running, you may hear a hissing sound.

Let me know what you find.

Joe

Tiny

BARRACKVILLE

September, 29, 2010 AT 12:53 PM

CHECK THE DASH POT ON CARB, THIS LETS THE IDLE, WHEN COMING TO A STOP, SLOWLY CLOSE THE THROTTLE PLATES THUS KEEPING FROM STALLING, IF OK CHECK AROUND THE THROTTLE SHAFT FOR VACUM LEAK, IF THIS IS IT REBUSH SHAFT OR REPLACE CARB.

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