Q: Q: Idles and stalls again.

asked by on

It starts up hard plus I have to tap on the gas to keep it running. Before this problem I had to gently push it pedal or it'll die out. But know like I said it only stay running if I tap the pedal. And for extra info I did notice that when the pedal is on its way down or up the engine will get good acceleration. But if try to just sit on it at any level the engine dies.

My car has 198000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Idles and stalls again.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Q: Engine

The running rough may have something to do with the two different years of the engines but only a computer scan and fuel pressure test would be able tell. Have a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the car's...

Q: Engine sputtering and manual gear-shifter is getting stiff.

Hi there. It's possible that the shifting issue could be related to the clutch, but that seems more like a gear linkage issue. The engine vibration is most likely not related; and could be caused by a damaged vacuum line...

Q: What damage could uninstalling my ABS system do to my 2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 RWD 5.3L flex fuel

Modifications to vehicle brakes is not something we can help you with due to safety reasons. I can tell you that if the ABS is not active or does not work then the brakes will revert to normal brakes as...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...