CAR STALLS AFTER HEATING UP TO NORMAL RUNNING TEMP

  • Tiny
  • davok
  • 1995 Toyota Corolla
  • 1.6L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 185,000 miles

Car runs fine when its cold but after driving for 15 minutes it will sputter and then stall. I have to wait for it to cool down and it runs fine again. It felt like it wasn't getting gas when it sputtered, so I changed the fuel filter. Still does the same thing.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 AT 7:54 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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When engine stalled, are you able to restart? What is the idling speed after warming up? Are you able to keep engine running with slight throttle pressure?

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Sunday, January 19th, 2014 AT 1:19 PM
  • Tiny
  • davok
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Thanks for responding. It does start up if I wait 10 mins. If I wait til its totally cold, it runs fine til it warms up again. Sometimes it will go for a half hour if I don't run it hard. If I warm it up before driving it doesn't last long before it stalls. The idle is normal and the engine runs with slight throttle. I should add that there was one time that it was low on oil and it stalled out, I put oil in but the problem has got worse since then.

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Sunday, January 19th, 2014 AT 3:41 PM
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What is the idling speed after warming up?
Did you check what is missing causing the non starting after stalling?

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Thursday, January 30th, 2014 AT 5:31 AM

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