Engine needs to be thoroughly heated before running smoothly

Tiny
TCI SIXTO
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  • 2005 DAIHATSU TERIOS
  • 150 MILES
The engine starts fine, but shuts off when you shift to reverse or drive. It needs at least thirty minutes idling before it runs properly.
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Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 AT 1:21 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

This sounds like it could be a vacuum leak or the engine coolant sensor has gone bad here are two guides to help walk you through the repairs.

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

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/coolant-temperature-sensor-cts-replacement

Please run down these guides and report back.
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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 AT 2:29 PM

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