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Questions tagged [stall]

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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Car starts for 47 sec and then slowly stalls and dies every time

I own a Nissan 300zx Z31 1985, a car which has been having the same recurring problem almost a dozen times now. I am usually able to fix this issue, however the fix is never successful permanently. ...
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Intermittent stumble then stall - 1986 Corvette

I've been driving my car all week since I fixed (batee) my digital dash and have been noticing a slight stumble sometimes idling and decelerating. Yesterday while at a drive through it happened again ...
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driving along and then stalling… and never to start again… what is it?

I brought a second hand Hyundai IX35 2015 model, which has less than 100k kms. I was driving home and felt it jerk forward, the motor sounded strange (at this stage I'd only had the vehicle 6 weeks), ...
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After mechanic work, car starts fine but accelerating stalls the engine

I own a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer, and have been the only owner and mostly the only driver. About a year ago I had a weird misfiring problem where if I pushed the accelerator down more than half way it ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero stalls at decreased speed

I have a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero that has been stalling and sometimes dying at decreased speeds or when coming to a stop. I can be coming off a ramp on the interstate, coming up to a stop sign, or ...
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Volvo V50 felt like it was stalling while accelerating then engine stopped

So I bought a Volvo V50 about half a year ago and have been having some issues with it lately. The one problem that has been recurring is that often the engine has very little power. By little power ...
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Car Stalls after about 45 mins to 1 hr of running

This is a challenge for mechanics. No one seems to know what's going on with my vehicle which is a 2007 Toyota Isis. If I turn off the car sometime it won't start again and i would need a jump start. ...
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2002 Saturn SL2 security light and starting/stalling

I have a Saturn SL2 auto trans with 47k miles. The service engine soon light is on (code came up for a coolant temp sensor) I started the car cold in 35° weather, sat for a minute, pulled out of my ...
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After an oil change, my car, 2004 Hyundai Elantra has an oil leak in the front of my car, and it smell like gas

After an oil change, my car has a oil leak and it randomly dies whenever I drive very slow, my foot on the brake all the time, for example while I am driving and looking for an address. What should I ...
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2004 Honda CRV low RPM, stalls whenever I ease off the accelerator

I have a 2004 Honda CRV with around 220,000 km on the odometer. The vehicle won't start unless I'm pressing on the accelerator, and it will stall if I'm not constantly revving it. My wife says that ...
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I have a 2000 GMC Sierra 5.3L that won't start/run as of today

My truck has died on me 3 times today. When I put it in park and turn it off the doors don't unlock themselves. Then when I tried to start it up again nothing! No sounds, no lights. Then when I do get ...
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After driving for a bit the car splutters when I hit the gas until I hit harder then it stops, plus other issues

After driving for a bit my car bogs down or splutters when accelerating until I hit the gas harder, then the spluttering decreases or stops. Sometimes the engine dies completely, and when spluttering ...
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Bike engine stops when riding and starts before bike stops

I have new Honda Shine SP 125cc bike. It traveled near about 100 KM. What I found today, while riding, engine suddenly shut off at low speed and when I press the clutch and release it, engine starts ...
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2005 Ford E150 Econoline

hope someone can help with this. I have what seems to be a strange problem. When accelerating to at least 2400 RPM in 1st gear and then completely removing my foot from the gas, the engine RPM ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am stalls while driving!

My 2001 Pontiac stalls out while driving we’ve replaced loads of stuff with no luck. It begins losing power and the more gas you try to give it the more it wants to die. It sat for 2 years prior and I’...
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Toyota auris 2010 stalls when you remove oil cap while engine is idling

I was inspecting a used Toyota Auris (2009-2010). I turned the engine on and with the car idling I removed the oil cap from the engine. The car stalled within seconds and the engine almost shut down. ...
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Where can I find idle control valve on Renault Megane 2 (2005, 1.6l)

I'm having trouble keeping my engine on while on idle. First it starts of nicely, runs on idle for about 10 seconds and stalls. Next starts stall almost immediately if I don't keep the gas pedal down ...
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Mitsubishi Montero 2003 Limited stalls and dies during stop with AC on

Its a Mitsubishi Montero Limited 2003. I was told there is no IAC. I have cleaned the throttle body and the maf sensor, after that the car gained some horse power but still it stalls and dies at stop ...
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Low power when starting up Toyota Avalon

My buddy owns a 2002 Toyota Avalon. When he starts it up it barely holds RPMs, and he has to give it gas when it starts up. Linked video https://youtu.be/XTiK5BFFXKg He thinks it might be the idle ...
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right turn stall, starving for fuel?

I have a 1998 96" s&s with a super e carb - runs great straight up and leaning left turns but when I make a right hand turn it seems to starve for fuel and begins to stall. the turns are leaning, ...
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2000 Honda Accord Stalls Starting in Hot Weather

I have a 2000 Honda Accord with approximately 300,000 KM (186400 Miles). It usually runs great except for a slowly dying B7XA transmission. I've noticed when starting it in hot weather or if the ...
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Kawasaki EX400 2012 cold stalling

I got a efi motocycle that stalls when cold at stop lights. It only happens if 4-5k rpm was reached before pulling the clutch. When it doesn't stall I notice very low rpm. Cold starts are iffy. It ...
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Driving in 2nd gear, car died, won't start again

I have a 2003 Chevy Cavalier. I had just gotten on the interstate and noticed the car running rough. It wasn't too hot. I managed to get up to about 60-65 and suddenly the engine died. When I got ...
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Toyota idling badly, won't go over 3000 revs when driving and stalls

Hey I own a 1993 Toyota trueno, recently the car would stall out of nowhere, both in cold and hot engine temp. when starting up the revs will dip from 1000 to 500 and if I try to accelerate from a ...
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W123 200e stromberg engine shuts off and i have to wait at least an hour to turn on the car

I have a w123 200e with a stromberg carburetor, auto gear, petrol Whenever i start the car, as the engine gets warmer, the car shuts off, and i need to wait like around 30 mins to an hour for it to be ...
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Land Rover Defender L316 2.4TCDi starts and stalls almost immediately does not idle

2010 Land Rover Defender L313 platform Vehicle almost as good as new less than 20,000KM on the odometer Bought brand new a few years back with just 10KM on the odometer Has done just two oil ...
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Renault Modus engine stalled and wont restart after slowing down - automatic

RENAULT G-MODUS DYNAMIQUE DCI - Coming down the slip road off motorway, slowed down as approaching junction/roundabout at bottom of slip and car just stalled. Tried to re-start, engine turning over ...
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Tires always spins 49cc motor

Just bought this scooter and in order for it to start the back tire has to be off the ground and it keeps spinning and once the tire hits the ground it shuts off
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Car stalls and bogs down on cold start while accelerating

My 2004 Mazda 3 (JDM version, 1.5L engine) stalls when I give it gas or try to accelerate. If it doesn't stall then the rpms would go down to almost 0 and then rise back up. Dash lights comes on when ...
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What might have caused my 2005 Chevy Optra to stop running in the middle of the highway?

I was driving today and suddenly several of the dash lights (the door open, seatbelt, oil and battery lights) came on together. The brakes became much stiffer, like the car was not running, and there ...
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Replaced Idle Air Control Vavle (IACV) and Still Stalling

2004 Ford Taurus SES, DOHC 24V Car stalls at stop lights ~once every 3 days. Throttle body cleaned out ($150) - no difference. Replaced IACV with Motor Craft OEM ($80). No stalling for 5 days but ...
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1999 Accord EX V6 suddenly stalls while driving

While driving, the tach and engine will randomly rev slightly and then drop to 0, stalling the car. Sometimes it just shuts off without rpms increasing. This happens with manual acceleration and ...
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Two stroke engine stalls during incle

Sir I have 1967 two stroke Harley Davidson golf cart. It runs great on level ground but when I try to go up a incline hill it wants to stall and it only makes it up the hill using the choke. I changed ...
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Is there any scenario where it is benificial to restrict the airflow of your tailpipe?

Preface: There’s a story of someone who had been instructed to stuff a rag into their tailpipe either fully blocking or partially blocking their tailpipe to prevent the vehicle from stalling / ...
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Automatic Car engine cut off while driving

I got a Peugeot 407 2006 (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION), and it has cutoff/stalled 3 times and I am trying to figure out what's wrong. First time engine cutoff/stall: After applying the brakes and coming ...
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Citroen C3 stalls when idling

Mechanic changed air filter and crank sensor, to no avail. He says further tests might be quite costy. Any suggestion as to what could cause this problem? Codes: P1336 (crank sensor) and also P0204 (...
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01 Suzuki marauder VT 800 downshift stalls

My 01suzuki marauder VT 800 stalls on the down shift as if I hit the kill switch what can cause this any suggestions
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Why does my scooter (scooty streak) stop running?

I had this problem a while ago and it only occurred very rarely and I mean extremely rarely, I just had my scooter patched up because there was some problem with the engine. Now after I got it ...
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rpm's drop when stopped

2000 SOHC automatic ford focus...new plugs wires coil pack oxygen sensor...IAC cleaned throttle sprayed with cleaner and seafoam used.....EGR checked. Car runs perfect except when I stop at lights (...
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Engine dies and positive wire starts bubbling after splashed with water

I had made a turn and as I turned a big puddle of water covered my front window / hood. As I completed my turn my truck died so I figured it was something basic. I popped the hood and tried starting ...
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2 Stroke making choking sound on full throttle after carb replacement

I have a Yamaha RX 135 which is a 2 stroke bike, and I have replaced it's carburetor , Previously it was stock 26mm round slide mikuni carb , and its been replaced with 30mm Flat slide mikuni. After ...
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Why won't my 2004 dodge durango stay running after jumping it

I hooked car reader up and these are the numbers it gave; U1120 P0700 P0562 Where do I start to troubleshoot this?
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Car sputters and tries to die when taking off in first gear

I have a 5-speed manual transmission 1990 Chevy beretta gtz. Up until recently the car has run fine with no problems. A few days ago I noticed when I was about to go for a drive the car started to ...
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How does this ignition coil work? Why are there two wires, and where should they be connected?

I'm having ignition problems with my car (1985 Suzuki Samurai). Sometimes the engine will die randomly while driving, and often when warm it will have problem starting. I bought a new ignition coil, ...
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85 Suzuki Samurai - Engine sometimes stalls, and hard to start when warm. Probably electrical problem

I'm having a problem with my car. Sometimes when engine is warm, it will strugle to start (starter runs fine, but no ignition). It also happens (rarely) that the engine just dies while driving. It ...
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1989 Sentra Cold Start and Stall + Cold Driving Loss of Acceleration

Greetings from Saint Louis. The only good news is that it always starts! Trouble began as being able to drive only a short distance when the engine was cold (sometimes a block, sometimes a few miles) ...
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Engine dies after gasoline fill-up: Chysler Minivan Town and Country Long Base, 2006 Stalling out after a fill up

Someone asked this question and it seems to be a common question regarding Dodges and Chryslers. I found some info I will paste below on the subject: "On my car (2005 Dodge Grand Caravan) when I fill ...
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stalling issue on 1992 Jeep Cherokee (XJ)

so my 1992 XJ with 4.0l auto trans is wanting to stall at stops & then revs up (1500rpm) then smooths back out only to repeat. we have replaced: air & fuel filters, cleaned throttle body, ...
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Toyota Prado TX-L dropping RPM and stalling randomly

This is a 2009 Toyota Prado TX-L D4-D (160,000 km). This issue started about a month ago, prior to which the car was running perfectly. Basically when the car is idle the RPM would drop randomly ...
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Could improper crank sensor installation result in stalling?

This is a 2002 Dodge Durango 4.7 L. It was having issues with stalling and would not start without pumping the pedal. At this point the IAC, TPS and battery are all new, as well as the (hard-to-...