Car stalling at D and reverse and would not idle

Tiny
PEDORENCIO
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  • 1996 NISSAN SENTRA
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 80,000 MILES
It runs and accelerates well, however, when I come to a stop the idle dips a couple of times. It will not idle properly while in drive. If I put it in neutral when coming to a stop it idles fine. In park it idles fine. In drive or reverse it won't idle.
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Friday, August 16th, 2019 AT 6:16 AM

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Tiny
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Hello,

This sounds like a vacuum leak or a dirty throttle body. To be sure here is a guide that will help us see what the problem is so we can fix it:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/stall-at-idle

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-an-engine-vacuum-gauge

Please run down these guides and report back.
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Saturday, August 17th, 2019 AT 11:35 AM

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