Q: My engine turns off when stopped - 2007 Dodge Nitro

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2007 Dodge Nitro/ engine turns off when stop. What could be the problem?

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. This behavior could be caused by a dirty or faulty idle air control valve, a dirty throttle body, an air leak in the intake, or a clogged fuel injector problem. I would recommend having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your location to determine why the car is not starting and suggest needed repairs.

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