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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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2009 Hyundai i20 1st/2nd gear issues - feels like it will stall and shudders, before running normally

2009 i20 petrol manual with intermittent power loss in 1st/2nd gears (no issues in higher gears) When pulling off in 1st gear, car feels like it will stall shuddering and loses power. 2nd gear can ...
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How does an engine work? [duplicate]

This might be a stupid question, and it's not so much about how the engine works - it's moreso a question about, why does the engine stall? Everyone and their dog knows what an engine stall is and ...
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Car sometimes stalls going from idle accelerating after start

Saturn ion 2004, 2.2L automatic Usually it drives perfectly fine, but sometimes after being turned on cold or more usually turned back on after I've been in a shop for maybe 5-30 mins, the car will ...
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WV Polo 2011 petrol 1.2 engine chugging and loses power - engine, EPC, Tyre pressure light on

First time posting on a forum like this, and english is not my first language, so please be patient. I know almost nothing about cars, I would ask people that I know do they think about certain things,...
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My Car Stalled Out And I'm Getting A New One - How Do I Trade It In?

My car recently stalled out on me, and has since only been able to drive up to 20 minutes before stalling out again. To bypass a lot of questions about fixing the stall, I'm not planning to do that - ...
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Why is my Kia Rio making rapping sounds?

Oil and check engine lights were on so I changed theo oil. There was only about a quart that came out. Now the lights went out, but the engin raps and dies at stop lights and new oil is black.
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Ongoing issues with erratic idle, stalling, and backfiring

I'm experiencing a problem with my 2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3, 4-cylinder. Upon starting, the idle RPM intermittently fluctuates above 1 and drops, and when I drive, it struggles to go beyond 3 RPM, ...
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Car stalls when in reverse, did not turn back on today

My car will stall while i am in reverse sometimes, and usually i just have to turn it off and crank it again and it starts back up. Today, it stalled when i was backing up, so I turned the car off and ...
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No start when cold

I have a 2020 Baodiao 50cc scooter that really has a hard time starting when cold. The engine turns over good but will not start. I have replaced the spark plug, coil, and engine control module. I ...
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95 Integra idle cutout troubleshooting

Starting was difficult and a failure finally forced a battery replacement, which remedied the difficult starts. Before the battery was replaced, the engine was jump started and idled for 15 min with ...
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Recent issues with car stalling after fuel fill-up

I have a 2013 ford focus. 146k+ miles. With all my cars, I would fill up when I hit 1/4th tank. For the last 10 months I’ve been broke and my gas tank is always under 1/4 tank and gas light on and I’...
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2 stroke motorcycle is fouling spark plugs after stator change

I got a 1998 Yamaha TDR 125 (4FU) 2 stroke motorcycle. It has a Mikuni TM28SS/1 flat side carburetor. I recently had to change the stator coil (the previous one burned down, due to wet conditions), ...
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Stalling Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D

I recently imported a used 2016 Mazda CX-5 AWD Skyactiv-D which seems to have had a problem before it was sold. The car does not have any DTCs stored in the ECU nor does it have any pending codes. I ...
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*New update please help* Stalling and hesitating in Kia Sorento after getting gas

I have a 2011 Sorento that has been a mystery. It started hesitating and sort of hiccuping seemingly randomly a few months ago. Fast forward and we have seen three mechanics and there are no codes ...
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Opel Corsa D cannot idle on start and dies instantly

I have an 16 year old Opel Corsa D 1.2 80HP ECOTEC and i stopped at a traffic light and after i went in neutral my car couldnt idle and the motor died. It actually stuttered for half a second around ...
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2008 Mercury Mariner 3.0L Cranks and acts like its going to start and stalls out, will run if I hold down throttle

Just an order of events, I drove about 8 miles to a fast food place, placed my order and as I pulled away the car stalled when I let off the brake to move my foot to accelerator. It runs if I hold ...
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6.5 gm diesel dies shortly after you start to drive it idles for a good 40 minutes

A buddy of mine has a 1999 6.5 turbo diesel it seems to lose fuel pressure in the filter cap an then stalls he also has the wastegate held open I figure the lack of power is due to the wastegate being ...
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How is this diesel engine stalling pattern caused by dirty air filter?

I happened to be negligent enough to leave the air filter unchanged in my Hilux KUN26, engine 1KDFTV — for 5.5 years and 47k kms (30k miles). The vehicle was seemingly all fine until one day I started ...
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I have a 2005 Honda Accord EX 5spd 2.4l DOHC. Idle problems

I began having idle problems , basically after reaching operating temp the vehicle's idle would drop until it stalled . At this point I wasn't getting a CEL . So I checked for air leaks , found none . ...
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Mitsubishi Mirage stalling on start, fast idling

Mitsubishi Mirage 2017. When I first start the motor, it turns over and starts, but immediately stalls unless I pump the gas to bring the RPM over 1500 for about 20-30 seconds (normal idle RPM is ...
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2007 Sequioa stalling

I hope someone can help me. I got my sequioa 3 years ago. whwn i first got her ..every now and then when I go to drive her she would stall when I stopped. start right back up and after about a mile ...
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In between oil changes,car ran out of oil,causing check engine light to come on and the camshaft timing sensor code

So,I get regular oil changes in my 2018 Hyundai elantra, but never thought to check oil levels between changes. My car started to stall going up hills when rpms got below 1000. Took it to a shop and ...
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Low idle and stall

Why does my car idle low and sometimes die? I have a 2001 Toyota Camry and sometimes when I go to start it the car doesn't want to stay started and will die.It will only stay started after I rev the ...
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1.2L 12v Renault misfiring and stuttering after hour drive in heavy rain / puddles

I’m new to this site, it’s a fountain of knowledge. I understand Diesel engines, but my petrol / gas engine knowledge is flaky at best. 2 days ago the heavens opened and I had about an hours drive ...
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My 2014 Nissan versa won't start click in the interior lights does not come on

Just trying to figure out why my 2014 Nissan versa won't start. It won't click. The interior lights will not come on. One day coming from the grocery store at a red light my car started jerking doing ...
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Why underbone's engine doesn't stall when the bike is not moving

I'm trying to understand how the semi-automatic transmission in an underbone works, specifically why the engine doesn't stall when the bike is not moving. These vehicles are the motorbikes with small ...
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Car stalls when trying to accelerate after a stop

I have a 2015 Chrysler Town and Country with ~70k miles; check engine light is off. Recently, over the past 2-3 months it has developed a symptom where the car randomly stalls when accelerating after ...
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Briggs and Stratton Stalls after Sea Foam Treatment

I have an older 2cyl 16hp Briggs and Stratton engine on my old garden tractor. I inherited it with my property purchase, so I have no idea how it's been maintained. I put new gas in and changed the ...
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My 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited stalled/died when turned right after a stop sign

The Sonata has automatic transmission. It happened a few times: when I stopped then turned right, the car suddenly stalled with engine still running. But I was able to continue to drive. It was pretty ...
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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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