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Car Died On A Stop Sign

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hey guys, i was just driving to work and while i was standing on the stop sign engine just died. it started right away but still what could cause this? i also noticed that idle rpms were between 400 and 500 which i think is too low. any ideas?

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i had that same typle of deal happend with rpms at a stop a while ago, but it never died

i believe you have already done this VMF, but i replaced my ingnition wires, and the problem was fixed, it was a simple as that

but like i said i remeber u doing the whole nine, plugs,wires, dist.cap, rotars, ect...

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yeah, its been done less then a year ago:(

i will watch into this matter tnite when i will drive home and in the next couple of days. i wanna see if its gonna happen again

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Stalling at Idle is a common symton of your throttle body being clogged. Not much else will cause it to happen. I had thought you had done this recently though?

Yeah, VMF, your idle does sound low. Mine holds very steady at 600 rpm's at idle after it is up to temperature.

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mine was 600 yesterday as well, but it snowed here yesterday and i dont know if it might be the cause

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could it be your fuel pump? my other car did that except it didn't started up again, and it was indeed the fuel pump.

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nah its not water pump, i can give the engine 5k rpms and it works fine, i thought it might be the moisture condensation in the rotors/caps assembly. but after revving engine this didnt go away.:(

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Since I know your car is well maintained, perhaps you just got a bad tank of gas. I'd dump in some fuel system cleaner just in case.

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is it still doing it vmf? i'm leaning towards throttle issues, sounds like it didn't get enough air and therefore it idles lower <---at least that's what happens when you set the throttle sensor to the lowest setting. can it be your mass air flow sensor acting up.

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on a way back from work everything seemed to be fine. i think it might be moisture since it was really humid and worm inside the garage and car was parked outside whole day in the snow so when i got back from work i parked it in garage and didnt even removed snow from the car:( since i was too tired. might it be some moisture condensation in the rotor/caps area?

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yea cold and humid can cause bad engine performance maybe your air temp sensor is a bit off?

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