When I start it it'll run for a few seconds then the rpms starts jumping up and down then after a minute or two of running in park it'll power off. I drove it about 5 or 6 miles yesterday and it didn't cut off it was a little slow on the acceleration as well. I was thinking fuel filter or pcv it's just tricky since there's no trouble code popping up
My car has 87800 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
Hello, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it comes into the motor. This is controlled by the car’s ECM which uses this information to make adjustments to the air/fuel ratio depending on various inputs such as outside air temperature, intake air temperature, load and various other things. As you accelerate, your car’s engine is receiving a much higher dose of fuel than when at idle and conversely, when you let off the gas pedal, there is a sudden change in this fuel supply as a result of your foot letting off the pedal. When this happens, the job of the idle air control valve is to bring this deceleration down to a slow and smooth idle rather than suddenly cutting off the fuel supply causing the motor to die. When the idle air control valve is not working properly, this cause a disruption in this process resulting in the engine not being able to idle properly. I would recommend having a professional come to your location to diagnose and inspect your vehicle.
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