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Q: Car stalling when warmed up

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My car stalls once it reaches operating temperature.

A: In this situation I would replace the spark...

In this situation I would replace the spark plugs and wires. I would also recommend a carbon flush. For a proper diagnosis, I would have a certified mechanic take a look at your vehicle. They will be able to determine the cause of your car's stalling issue and assist you with repairs.

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