Q: Q: Car stalls after starting

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just after starting my car its going off on its on thought its the battery but no when i give it a rav or gas its not going off but once the supply off fuel is more its going off

My car has 14125 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - there are a number of issues that can cause stalling problems after your engine starts, or when you put it into gear. These include a dirty or malfunctioning idle air control valve, an air leak in the intake, dirty injectors. A mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, can diagnose your "starts, then stalls" problem. S/he will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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