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An engine unintentionally stop running. Often caused by overloading or lugging with a manual transmission, an engine may also stall due to mechanical or electrical problems.

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Erratic running with smell of gasoline, then dies

Spits sputter smell of gasoline when it happened and then dies. Restart car and does same. Check engine light is on now. 2013 Ford Fusion Turbo SE 2.0L Ecoboost 76,000 miles. While idle it starts to ...
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2013 Buick Verano Engine jerks only when stopped at stop sign or red light while still in drive

I have a 2013 Buick Verano with about 110,000 miles. A couple years ago my car stalled and I had a code to replace the solenoids in which did and the problem seemed to go away. About a year later ...
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Hyundai i20 feels like it is going to stall when moving off in first gear, shudders

2017 i20 petrol manual. For the past week it has felt very hesitant when pulling off in first gear. It feels like it will stall ( though it doesn't), shuddering. 2nd gear can have the same issue too ...
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Why is my 2005 Husaberg FE550 stalling when it gets hot?

My 2005 Husaberg FE550 runs great until it gets hot, then suddenly stalls. If I let it cool a couple of minutes I can start it right back up, but it continues to do this over and over. Could it be the ...
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old American car started stalling on idle after long maintenance in a shop. What could be the causes?

Early 90s Buick, car has not stalled in a long time. After extensive maintenance which fixed injection issues, suddenly acquired distinct stalling on idle behavior. Starts ok in traffic, but still ...
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2002 Odyssey stalls immediately after starting, won't idle or run

This problem appeared suddenly in my 02 Odyssey. Starts up ok (sometimes with a slightly longer than normal crank time) but once it's started the rpms fall rapidly and the engine shakes violently. ...
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Engine stalls only in hot whether when starting

I have a VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2015 (Petrol) with 100,000KM approximately. It normally drives perfectly alright except when it's hot outside. If the whether is hot outside, the car stalls when starting, so ...
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Multiple symptoms, maybe electrical?

My high-mileage 2010 Kia Soul (automatic transmission) just came down with a case of "everything's broken all at once". Symptoms include: Stalling at idle Slow to start after adding gas ...
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Gas Generator Stalls Every Few Seconds

This is a Champion Global Power Equiptment 9000 Peak Watts/7000 Running Watts (Gasoline) 8100 Peak Watts/6300 Running Watts (LPG) Electric Start Dual Fuel Generator. The following is a video of what ...
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2002 Ford focus zts struggling to run/stay on after hitting puddle

I drive a 2002 ford focus zts, it has 188,000 miles. I hit a 1 foot deep puddle, my car drove fine immediately after, I drove about 5 miles and parked it for a couple hours then went to start it and ...
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2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8l 2ZR-FE stalling when turning on AC on full

Hello Folks…hope you can help. My daughters Pontiac Vibe stalls when in drive or reverse when the AC is on max. In park it is fine. Parts that have been replaced recently: Rad and fan, coils and plugs,...
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Ford E150 1994 stalling rough idling and shaking

Having an issue with a Ford E150 1994 van . The issue is that the van stalls , has rough idle and shakes a lot. once the gear is put into drive. I tried a few things I replaced the air intake control ...
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32/36 Weber carb MGB dies when accelerating but when the progressive second butterfly throttle valve opens it revs fine at high rpm

i have a 1977 MGB with a 2 barrel progressive throttle 32/36 Weber carb. it will idle, but if i try moving at low rpm, the engine will jolt on and off. like if i was pressing the gas but rapidly ...
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No throttle Response at low RPM, Normal performance at normal high RPM

I own a 2007 Hilux, 1kd-ftv 3.0 diesel. Recently my car was occasionally stalling or trying to stall at idle, and having complete engine hesitation from time to time, where the engine would rev when ...
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Possible causes of a crazy engine?

My car started becoming crazy all of a sudden. The engine keeps: stalling out of nowhere even if i am waiting for the traffic lights not doing anything it just stalls by itself for the same fuel ...
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Car stalls in flood but now starts, does that mean the engine is okay?

I drove my car (Fiat Panda Active) through a flood that was deeper than I expected, it stalled, I restarted it again, it struggled once more when I got out of the flood but kept going. I then had the ...
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Rough idle and stop when I first start the engine in the morning

I have 2005' Legacy 2.0 4AT. Problem 1 As I mentioned in the subject. When I first start to the engine it's quickly working but somehow if I try to change gear to D it stops (sometimes it's not but ...
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Focus 2003 engine stalling while accelerating

my 2003 ford focus has a problem where the engine shudders and shuts off when while driving, especially when pressing the accelerator pedal hard. If the engine stalls, it often roll starts itself back ...
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Daihatsu Materia 2005 model 1.5 engine smother while driving

we have a Daihatsu materia 2005 , we replaced the plugs,cam sensor , petrol pump, body sensor, air intake temp and catelis converter. The car drive fine when cold, but after a few kilometres it doesn’...
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Is my car worth driving again? What options do I have? [closed]

I had an accident more than 15months ago. The damage was that I hit a pot hole and the car caught fire around the engine and suddenly stopped, couldn't be restarted. I followed the procedures and made ...
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Can something as simple as a bad o-ring cause complete sensor failure?

About half a week ago my car began stalling out, seemingly at random; at first I thought it might have been an issue of air bubbles in the coolant passing over the coolant temperature sensor - there ...
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GMC Envoy stalls when air conditioner is on and idling

2004 Envoy only dies when A/C is on and idling if it is in park or neutral no problem. Also will not crank after fueling once started will continue to turn over till refueling again. And service ...
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07 3.8l Chrysler Town and Country Stalls when accelerating

I'm looking at purchasing a Mini van that has pretty good mileage on it. Only 80k but has the issue I described in the title. The codes read "Mass airflow sensor, Throttle body Position sensor&...
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Car stalls couple times after start-up

I own a 2004 mitsubishi lancer, everytime i start driving the car for the day it always stalls when coming to a stop even if the car is in neutral. After driving for about 5 minutes, it no longer ...
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Stalling / Won't start

2010 Ford Focus. Car stalls when running air conditioner; running 55 mph,and car shuts off, not good.. Car won't start when it gets hot. On going. Changed crank shaft sensor twice, relay switch in in ...
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Engine dies when I throttle a bit

I have a Jawa motorcycle (India) which has fuel injection system . When I have to stop to negotiate a very sharp bend or when in traffic when I am barely moving and clutch is fully pressed , and from ...
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Ford Fusion 2007 3.0 rpms jumping

I have this weird behavior on my car. It began with the rpms going down and up occasionally and sometimes stalling. After some resarch I tought it cloud be the throttle body so I cleaned it and ...
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Volvo 940's engine seemingly randomly stalls while driving

Our Volvo 940 (1998/Classic)'s engine randomly stalls while driving. There is little to no pattern to it; following the first time it happened an entire year passed before it happened again. Sometimes ...
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Alternator going out or Power steering.....?

Got a 2009 Honda Accord that's been idling a little rough and shuddering/vibrating. When I turn the steering wheel, RPMs quickly jump from 500 - 1100 and then quick drop down and car sputters like it ...
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2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t is stalling when the A/C is on... what could it be?

2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t is stalling when the A/C is on... what could it be? My mechanic added Freon and it was working ok but now it seems like the engine wants to give up. Could it be the compressor?
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Engine feels like it will stall after Air/Fuel ratio sensor changed?

Got an 04 Acura TSX that's been baffling me for the couple of weeks. Accidentally bought an Upstream Oxygen sensor instead of the downstream so I thought might as well replace it since I have it (keep ...
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Engine Stutters then Dies in Heat + A/C

I have a 2009 Nissan Cube with 90,000 miles that has had a hard to reproduce problem for nearly 2 years that the dealership cannot identify. When driving on warm (70+ degrees f) sunny days, usually (...
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What causes a vehicle to idle so low that it stalls?

My 2003 Mazda tribute is idling extremely low and shuts it self off when stopped for longer than a 30-45 seconds. There is no check engine or anything but I ran a I/M test and it showed these problems:...
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Car wont go past 20mph before stalling out- 2003 lexus es300

timeline of issue: -battery light comes on -AutoZone employee says to replace the alternator -car won't start at night, so I get a friend to jump start it -while driving home the car starts to die....
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Scooter stalling when idle and warm

I have a 50cc scooter gy6 and it dies when stopping at traffic lights or when idle in general. it has a brand new carburator. Things I have noticed: When it is cold it does not do it that often but ...
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2012, VW Jetta, stalls intermittently, restart after about 20 minutes. No code

My daughters 2012 VW Jetta stalls intermittently while driving. We've had it towed several times, and by the time it reaches the house it starts up again with no problem. Other times when it hasn't ...
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Car stalling while driving and other related? Issues

New to forums so please be gentle 😁 I am having intermittent issues with our 2007 Citroen C4 Grand Piccasso and am hoping to narrow it down slightly as I understand this could be any number of ...
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HHR - CEL giving codes P0171 and P0326

2010 HHR LT 2.2 has had funny idle with occasional stalling. Had oil changed last Sunday and noticed the air intake hose connecting fender to filter box was unraveling so my Daddy took it off and i ...
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98 ford expedition stalls while driving or in park after it has ran for a while

'98 Ford Expedition Symptoms started to occur a month ago. Car stalls while driving or in park after 20 minutes Can't turn on car for 24 hours. If I unplug the battery for 20 minutes, I am able to ...
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Rough idling, car stalling in cold, won't start at all after filled up with fuel?

Having a bit of an issue with my 2009 Nissan Pixo - the car stalls intermittently after it's just been started up (it's fine after it has been running for a while though), and it won't start at all ...
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Toyota Starlet 4efe Runs Rich And Stalls

I have a 1994 Starlet, 4EFE motor with no modifications. Intermittently it will flood itself with petrol and stall, when the engine is idling. And is hard to start again. This happens at operating ...
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Car is stalling when I adjust AC

I have a 2006 Saturn Vue. When I adjust the AC while idle my rpms start to surge and will stall. It's also worth to note that sometimes if the AC is on while I crank up the car it will surge and ...
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94 Corvette shutting down

I have a 94 Corvettes that shut down after driving for a few minutes. I installed a new fuel pump. I think it’s the fuel relay. Only problem is I can’t locate where it is. I opened the passenger kick ...
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Car won’t start without a jump, and then shuts off when I touch the brake

2010 Sukuki won’t start unless I jump it, and when I put my foot on the brake it shuts off and will not start again. Turn signals and lights come on and the door buzzer buzzes.
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2005 Hoda Civic VP Turns Over and almost starts but immediately dies

My sons 2005 Honda Civic VP has about 160000 miles on it has never had any issues. He was driving and it just died. Car turns over strong attemps to start but immediately dies. It does have gas in it.
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B&S push mower starts and stalls after refueling

I've very recently had some trouble with a push mower I bought last fall. A couple weeks ago, the engine died a couple minutes after I started mowing. Turns out it was out of gas, so I refilled it. ...
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Car stalling only once in the morning

I have a Ford Focus mk1 1.8 tdci 100HP from 2004. The car functions perfectly, but starting one or two weeks ago the car started to stall ONCE in the morning (cold start in the summer). I crank the ...
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Car won’t accelerate after heavy rain flooded in my car

Ok, so my car was left with the windows cracked and sunroof cracked awhile I was out of town for a day, when I got back the next day I found my car with like a ton of water on the floors and my seats ...
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Why does my car shut off when put in reverse

I have a 2014 Hyundai Elantra, that i have owned for a little over a year now. It has been very well maintained in the time that i have had it. The other day after i finished pumping my gas, i got ...
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Scooter stalls when idle

I have a 1995 Yamaha Zuma sports scooter. It's a 2-stroke 50cc. Approx. 13,000km. It hadn't been used in probably more than 10 years. I recently cleaned out the carburetor and put fresh fuel and oil ...
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