Does your car or truck run fine as long as you keep your foot on the gas pedal, but it stalls and dies when you come to a stop light or intersection? This can be a tricky problem to solve because there are several things that could be causing the issue. Finding the cause of the problem takes experienced troubleshooting skills and a working knowledge of your vehicle's air, fuel, and electrical systems.
Here are some things we look at during our troubleshooting process:
Clogged fuel Injectors
Clogged fuel filter
Failing fuel pump
Too much moisture in the fuel
Fuel pressure regulator
Dirty air filter
EGR valve (Exhaust Gas Recirculation)
Mass airflow sensor
Dirty throttle body
Check engine light on?
Idle speed sensor
Mass airflow sensor
Distributor cap (older vehicles)
For some vehicles, this issue only happens in cold weather. If that's the case, then it is best to try and get it fixed during the cold weather season to make sure that the problem is solved.
Again, there are many possible causes of this issue. It is important to start with the basics and rule out the simple things first, working methodically toward the more complicated causes of the problem.
Similar questions related to this post:
Why does my car or truck die when I come to a stop?
Why my car or truck dies when I stop
Engine dies when I stop
Engine dies when I take my foot off of the gas pedal
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About City Auto Clinic
What we do
We repair transmissions and perform general automotive repair services for all makes and models including: Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Geo, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Porsche, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo.
Where we do it
We typically serve customers all over the DFW metroplex, including the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Lewisville, Little Elm, The Colony, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Grapevine, Plano, Allen, Denton, Addison, Irving, Coppell, Richardson, and more! Because of our reputable expertise in high-end, European transmissions, some of our customers even ship transmissions to us from other states!
Our team members haven't always been employed by City Auto Clinic, but we've been doing business together in the Dallas area for over 20 years. Most of our staff was originally employed by Freddie's Transmission Service at 3234 Samuell Blvd. in Dallas, TX. After many years in the heart of Dallas, Freddie's Transmission Service moved north to 11607 Harry Hines Blvd. in Dallas, and took the name Freddie's Transmission Service - FixEuro.com. In 2010, Freddie Free decided to pursue other career opportunities, and he closed his business.
We recognized the value of Freddie's great staff and customer base, so we hired all of his former employees. If you were a previous customer of Freddie's Transmission Service, FixEuro.com, or 1A Body Shop, we want to thank you for your business and we know you'll find the same great service here at City Auto Clinic.