Q: Car runs badly when it's warm

asked by on

When car isn't warmed up yet, runs fine. After being driven for a while and warmed up, when its sitting at idle bogs in and out, sometimes stalling, and sometimes trouble starting.

My car has 135000 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. Car runs badly when it's warm

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: What size connecting rod bearing bearing do I need for a 2004 Toyota matrix xr 1.8L front wheel drive

You should look at the back of the original bearing for the size and part number. If you go to the dealer with your VIN number and engine number you should get the correct one. Unless your engine is a...

Q: I AM GETTING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND CODE P0420

Hi Cornelius. Thanks for contacting us today. The P-0420 typically has to do with the catalytic converter in your vehicle, but can be triggered by damaged by O2 sensors, exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe leaks, or wiring harnesses that relay...

Q: Q: Cylinder 3 misfire

The "suspect" coil should have been tested prior to replacement; there might not have been anything wrong with it or the terminals might simply have needed to be cleaned (sometimes the terminals will get rusty or corroded). The other coils...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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...