Q: Car is stalling - 1997 Honda Civic

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I have always kept up with maintenance on the cat but I don't drive it much. Alternator just went so I had a new one installed, along with a new battery and belts. Drive the car 50 miles today. It started off great but towards end of trip it started stalling when I stopped at a red light. As I slowed down, the rpm would drop to zero and car would stall. No check engine light came on and car would start right up when I turned key in ignition. Again, only happened when car was warm. Any ideas as to what is going on?

My car has 176000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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