1997 Dodge Caravan Starting/running issue

Tiny
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  • 1997 DODGE CARAVAN
Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Dodge Caravan 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

This 97 dodge caravan will Start up fine on some days and on others I have to turn the air compressor on to keep it running. It also stalls from time to time during deceleration. So Far i've had the o2 sensor changed, i've had the fuel filters changed, i've had the throttle body cleaned. Please so body help I need this because when ever I take it to a shop they cannot figure out whats wrong with it
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Sunday, October 24th, 2010 AT 9:18 AM

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Tiny
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As you turn the A/C on, the idle speed is increased by the computer to account for the compressor's tug on the engine. You may have a sticking idle speed motor. It may need to be replaced. I would try that and use a scan tool to test it afterwards. Check for codes.

OK, Good Luck
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Sunday, October 24th, 2010 AT 2:20 PM
Tiny
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The check engine light is not on so I dont think there are any codes to check for but im going to try replacing the idle speed motor thanks
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Sunday, October 24th, 2010 AT 6:17 PM

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