Q: When I stop, car stalls

asked by on

My car stalls after I stop. I just replaced the starter before this happened.

Normally when I have a vehicle that stalls at idle, I first suspect the idle control valve, and then vacuum leaks. Have a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, test your idle control valve, inspect for vacuum leaks and check to see that the torque converter lock up solenoid isn’t malfunctioning.

Was this answer helpful?
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. When I stop, car stalls

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: Q: Car won't turn over.

If you are getting power to the starter during key on engine cranking key position, the problem could be the starter. Since you replaced the starter, I would make sure your ground from the engine to the battery was secure....

Q: Drl error making service light pop up

If I were working on your car, I would read the code that is set when the service light turns on. Barring doing this, it would be good to know if the DRL work normally other than this issue. Beyond...

Q: I have a 1995 chevy Silverado k2500 4x4 with 5.7L engine. Its starts an idle good but stalls an dies as soon i out in gear?

If you cannot put the transmission in gear without stalling the motor then you will need to have the transmission checked to see if the valve body is applying reverse and forward gears at the same time causing the stall....

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...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...