Check Engine lights can come on for a variety of different reasons. It could be something as simple as the gas cap is not tight enough or it could mean you have a cylinder misfire. The check engine light usually comes on for some sort of emission problem. With the vehicle stalling out especially at idle it could be something like a tps sensor. The only way to tell is to take it to a full service garage or a dealer and have them hook the vehicle up to a code reader to find out why the light is on. But the reason that the light is on is probably the same reason that the car stalls out while idling.
You may want to check the engine vacuum lines for a direct leak to atmosphere. This can stall an engine when at idle but not at driving speeds.
Could be EGR valve sticking open or dirty at an idling condition or hesitates when accelerating.
Replace the Idle Air Control Valve only about $50. This would cause funny idling and stalling out.
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Why engine stalls on 1993 Chrysler Intrepid while driving and sometimes at stops?
The engine stops.
Check for vacuum leaks.
It could be a vacuum leak
The light comes on when the car stalls because the engine is not running and the pump therefore is not pumping. The pressure will always be 0 when the engine stalls and the light is directly related to pressure. This is normal, you have no problem, other than the engine stalling.
Give me more info and i can get better answer, mine stalled but i just rev the engine a few times and than it worked fine. And make sure that if its a standard that you have it out of gear when you release the clutch, and if its not that than check your throttle positioning sensor, just get me more info and ill get you a better answer
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If a car engine stalls when turning, there could be a problem with the power steering pump. There could also be an issue with an emissions control device.
The idle speed needs adjusted upward if an engine stalls when you take your foot off the accelerator while stopping or turning.
i have a 2000 dodge work van 318 engine when i start in the morning it stalls several times until it warms up then ok
It's on the verge of vapor lock.
clutch switch is bad
The engine stalls and will not restart.
when kick down the gas pedal to accelerate, the car downshift but then stalls and then engine stays rough until i turn off the engine and restart it then the engine runs normal again till the next kick down.
my suburban wont start
The engine is choking. My '89 did it. Check the throttle body. It might need cleaned out.
When a car, such as a Hyundai accent, has and broken idle control valve the engine may or may not start. Idling is controlled by this part and the car a malfunctioning unit can cause the car to act erratically, such as starting at random times and stalling.
Type your answer here... If the engine is not running after starting; yes, it has stalled.
The year and engine info would help.
When the engine stalls you lose the power assist.
One reason that a 2000 GMC Jimmy engine stalls while driving could be your filter needing to be changed. The problem could also be a bad sensor.
There's a solinoid in the transmission.Suggest to check that first. Turn on interior lights. Start engine. If the lights go out when the engine stalls, you have a bad ignition switch.