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 stalling after rack and pinion replacement

I need help. I just had the rack and pinion replaced,it is rebuilt, on my 2001 325i BMW. Now it has a very rough idle and is stalling. Stalls at slow speed or when moving off. I returned to the ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee ( engine started clicking, and shaking)

Can someone tell me what this piece is called? The black tube... it appears as if mine has been broken off somehow. My Jeep began making a clicking noise while running the engine. Later on that day ...
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What is making my car lose almost all power when accelerating?

I recently put my 2002 Nissan sentra 1.8 back together from a head gasket job.  Upon starting the car, it idles just fine...but as soon as I put it in drive the rpms drop to about 550 and feels ...
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Engine stall won't restart until after sitting all night

My wife drives a 95 Ford Taurus. It stalled while sitting at a red light and wouldn't restart. We pushed it down a side street and went back the next morning. The car started right up. I called my ...
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'98 Subaru Legacy Outback — does this sound like a broken MAF?

Starts fine, idles for a couple seconds, then stalls itself. No CEL the first time or two. Here's a video of the stall behavior. I suspect the MAF because I was recently mucking around removing the ...
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Car wants to die and bog out after driving short distance

2000 Camry LE 2.4L When driving, approximately 5-8 miles or so, car wants to die and bog out. I try to pump the gas pedal and ends up sputtering and dying. Could it be the fuel pump? Replaced fuel ...
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2010 Nissan Sentra - Idling rough in reverse, occasionally stalls when stopping

Been having an issue with my 2010 Sentra where the idle in reverse is very rough and has very little power. As well when making abrupt stops in drive the car will occasionally stall, but start back ...
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92 Terrano - Full tank of gas stalls

This question is very similar to "Engine hesitates and sometimes stalls after filling gas tank", however seems to be more severe. I purchased a 92 V-30 (V6) Terrano about a year ago, and have always ...
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1986 Dodge D150 dies while driving

While idling or even driving, the truck will die as if the key was turned off. Sometimes it will start right back up, but more often it will not. When it does not start right back up,I notice no ...
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Muffler fell off and engine hesitates/stalls - Why and how?

I have a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria. Yesterday I went shopping and when I started my car to go home, the engine had a rough idling and eventually stalled when the transmission was in D. I didn't know ...
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1995 BMW 325i stalls

My 1995 BMW stalls intermittently when stopped in traffic. First it's like it loses electrical power then engine dies. It starts back up immediately and shows no codes at the mechanic shop. Already ...
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Cold engine stalls whenever clutch is depressed

Make: Fiat (as in Fix It Again, Tony) Model: Mk1.2 Panda 750 (5 speed manual, pre-euro 1 (carb+manual choke)) Year: 1992 Kilometers: 73 000 (not to be trusted) Recent reparations: Bougies, Bobine, Air ...
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Chevrolet G10 / Express 1500 Van, Surging, Stalling, Gauges / Dash Lights Inconsistent

I have a 96 Chevy G10 / Express 1500 van with a 5.0 and approximately 145,xxx miles on it. I have been struggling with issues relating to this van for probably over a month now. The van had some ...
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Car Engine Stalls

I own Skoda octavia 2001 2.0. since last month, engine keeps stalling: while driving (for 10km or sometimes for 1 - 2 km in distance). keeping the car idle for 20 - 35 minutes. and when it stalls, ...
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05 Civic losing power shortly after take off every time I start the car when warm.

It doesn't do it on the first cold start but as soon as the engine is warm I start it up and a few seconds into driving it bogs down feels like its lost all power and then shortly after you can see ...
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Toyota 4runner Automatic - Stalls when shifting from 2nd to 1st in hot weather

My 2001 Toyota 4runner stalls when I slow down to a stop or slow speeds if its hot out. I never have a problem when the weather is normal for San Diego around ~60-75 F, but on hot days around 85 F it ...
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Yamaha R6 engine stalling when downshifting

I am using a 2000 Yamaha R6 for this year's track season. Last time I used it I was downshifting from 3rd to 2nd whilst braking at the end of a straight line and the engine stalled locking the wheel (...
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Yb50qt-5 choking out

2015 Yiban Delray cuts out when giving more than 1/8 throttle. I changed the plug and fuel filter and gas cap, but it still does it. I can get to about 7 mph before it dies out. Sometimes, it runs ...
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Peugeot 307 2006 model 35000 miles on the clock

The car is almost stalling when you are slowing down I restart the engine and it starts again straightaway first time The car looses all power for a couple of minutes if that. The garage thinks it ...
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Engine halts when turning on AC

I have Wagon R (Maruti Suzuki) 2011 model with Petrol and CNG. Whenever I turn on the AC, engine stops. What could be the possible reason for this? This is happening in both cases: Idling as well as ...
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1973 F100 360 FE 5.9L Stalls when put in gear

I've got a 73 F100 with a 360 FE and a C6 transmission. It idles fine but stalls when put in gear, with somewhat of a jump. New holley carb on it. Any idea why? I've also notice the idle speed going ...
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Saturn Vue 07' 3.5L 62,000 idle

I was driving down the interstate and went over A normal bump in the road and my car started to idle funny and my right turn signal light was week. Turn signals wouldn't work either. But when I hit a ...
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Ignition coil overheating: what to blame?

I have got in the past ignition coil overheating, making the engine run very erratically and in some cases it even wouldn't run at all until the coil got cooler. In one occasion I changed the coil for ...
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'04 Corolla won't start sometimes

I drive a manual stick shift and car's engine sometimes dies. When this happens and I make the first attempt to restart the engine, it won't. It does start after I make sure to turn off radio and air ...
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Ford Fiesta 2001 1.25 Zetec won't start, stumbles/stalls

My grandmother's 2001 (mk4 facelift) Fiesta is underused these days, but I ran it on Saturday without problems. On Monday, presumably after getting fully hot, it stalled out and had to be limped home. ...
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03 Honda Accord lx 2.4 vtech misfires and stalls when cold

I've replaced spark plugs, tps, iac and cleaned the mass air flow sensor and throttle body and the sensor that reads the intake pressure, and both oxygen sensor. The cat has been gutted out for about ...
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Jeep Wrangler shudders/stalls when put in gear after cold start

I have a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited auto trans, around 80,000 miles. This started a few months ago. When I start it cold, like after sitting overnight, it starts fine, sounds fine. But when I put ...
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1994 Pathfinder (barely used for 6 months) bogs and then dies. Troublehooting help needed

First I must mention the history of my 1994 Pathfinder. I started having problems with start-up with the car 2 years ago. I took it to a certified mechanic twice and they could find no problem with ...
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Jeep engine issue

I have a 2003 Jeep Liberty. It backfired really loud this morning and now when I try to start it it runs for about 2-3 seconds at 6,000 RPM's and dies. Does anyone have any theory's as to why ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.9 TDI stalls when driving

My Audi A4 (2003, 1.9 TDI AVF engine, manual) sometimes decides to stall while driving, so far four times this winter. Engine will start successfully after a minute or two, otherwise I can hear it try ...
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Car stalled. Brake pedal fully depressed and will not release, car engine will turn over but will not start

VW GOLF TSI (gasoline) 2015. My car recently stopped working. It had been running for less than 5 minutes. I stopped at a stop sign and the brake felt a little stiff. I thought it had to do with the ...
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Truck died at light but started again once facing downhill

I bought a 92 Ford F-150 with a 351 in it. The truck set for about a year. I mean the guy started it up every now and again but hardly ever drove it. I was taking my girlfriend to work. I pulled up to ...
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Restart when stalled while moving

The other day I was driving a 2007 Ford Transit minibus (diesel) at about 25-30mph, when I accidentally changed into 6th gear instead of 4th (or it might have been 5th instead of 3rd). This stalled ...
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Mustang dies when I put it in park

I have a strange problem with my 1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6. When I put it in park, the engine will drop below 500 RPM and will usually die. If the engine doesn't die it will return to normal RPM. I ...
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What causes my car to die while in park after pressing on the brake?

My 98 Saturn SW2 Starts up just fine. When I press on the brake to move out of park my car dies and while pressing on the brake the dash lights come on. My fiance and I have replaced; spark plugs ...
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Dash gauges jitter then settle, stubborn starting, occasional stalls

I've done a lot of Googling and been to a mechanic, but no definitive answer on this one yet. It's a 2003 GMC Savana that runs great, once it's started. It's stubborn to start though, when I turn the ...
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Ford Ranger stalls after starting up

I'm having an issue with my project 1984 Ford Ranger 2.8 L. I've upload a video of the issue here. After starting up, the engine stalls after a few seconds. I've adjusted the timing to get max ...
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1993 Ford F350 stalling when braking and when put in gear

I have a 1993 Ford F350 automatic non-diesel T-tag dump truck that is mainly used on a 25 acre cemetery. It's rarely driven over 5mph and only has about 1000 miles put on it yearly. But when I leave ...
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Vespa idles fine, stalls with throttle

I have a 2006 Vespa LX 150 that starts up and idles perfectly but, when giving it any gas at all, it starts to stall and it is not delivering enough power to move forward. I let it idle for a good 5-...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan sputters & stalls after refueling

I fill my tank at 3/4 or 1/2 full and every time it sputters and stalls immediately when I leave the pump, just like so many other Dodge & Chrysler minivans I've recently read about. So, before I ...
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car stalls after lifting rear end

Today I lifted the rear end of my 2004 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport on jack stands and removed the wheels to replace the brake pads. I removed a little brake fluid, but then realized that the pads ...
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Why does my car stutter and sometimes die at low RPMs, but only when the fuel tank is full?

My 2005 Chevy Malibu has a very strange problem, it sometimes dies at low RPMs, but only when the fuel tank is full. The problem goes away when the tank drops to a little bit above the 3/4 mark. I've ...
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Seat Toledo engine stalls when warm

I have a 2001 1.6 16v Seat Toledo. Short story: My car randomly stalled when the engine warmed up to operating temperature and I could not restart until it cooled down. A mechanic cleaned the ...
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Why do cars die after removing jumper cables?

I work at an auction site where we have to move cars from one spot to another. Often, we get a car with a dead battery that we have to jump. I've noticed that if the jumper cables are removed a ...
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What could cause an MPFI engine to balk when the throttle is opened?

I'm on the engine sub-continent. The vehicle in question is a Maruti 800 MPFI ; motive power is provided by a Suzuki F8 engine. The vehicle was purchased new, and has been regularly serviced. The ...
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Low RPM U-Turn in 4th Gear - Why doesn't it stall?

I have a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse. It has a manual transmission. When I first taught my girlfriend how to drive it, after about a week of only driving in a church parking lot, she took it to the ...
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1998 Nissan Sentra (automatic): Hard/No (Re)start, Intermittent Stalling, Jerky Acceleration

In an attempt to be as detailed and thorough as I could be in order to correctly and potentially definitively diagnose the issue(s) plaguing the vehicle in question, this post is very long. ...
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V2 engine white smoke and not running very good

I have a Gilera RCR moped with a V-twin engine. It's not very compact. I have run into a problem, it won't run when not moving and it has a lot of white smoke. Could it be an engine problem?
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Why did my van hesitate, then stall and not restart?

I have a 1989 Econoline 250 with low miles (60k) was driving on the highway today when I suddenly lost power, tried to give it gas but it hesitated, then stalled so I pulled off. Check engine light ...
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98 Mazda 626 with Intermitant Stall and Restart Problem

I have a 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L ATX which I don't drive allot, and which has had a few unusual stalls and almost stalls, one of which I had trouble restarting after. In the past say two months, I had ...