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Q: My throttle body keeps shutting off

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My throttle body keeps shutting off

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. If the engine is stalling, then t...

Hi there. If the engine is stalling, then that can be caused by a number of things. The throttle body itself will not shut off on this truck as it is mechanically connected to the gas pedal. The most common cause of stalling on this vehicle is the ignition control module. Before replacing it though I always check to see if the vehicle is lacking spark or fuel when it shuts off. This will give me a direction to go in as it can also be a sensor, a fuel pump or an electrical issue. If you want to have someone inspect this stalling issue for you, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose the vehicle and move forward with repairs.

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