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2001 Toyota Camry Question: 2001 toyota idling at stop every 4 to 5 weeks

 

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dmccoyi, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Montclair, NJ, July 18, 2010, 16:39
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approx every 4 week the car will idle at a stop. it starts to shake a little at the wheel, then alternator, check enegine and batties lights come on it shuts off. I then put it in park. turn it off start it up and then it runs like a dream until next time

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    dandd July 18, 2010, 20:32
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    It sounds like your idle control valve is wearing out or is getting dirty. This is the area that I would inspect.

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    dmccoyi, July 19, 2010, 03:48
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    Thanks..Is the idle control valve replacement an expensive job.

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