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2002 Dodge Stratus Question: car dies at red lights

 

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Domino1, 3.0L V6, Olive Branch, MS, November 21, 2010, 18:50
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My stratus goes dead at red lights, sputters while Im driving and also the rpm s go up and down could this be the fuel filter

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    DaveJHM November 21, 2010, 22:58
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    Your concern is unlikely to be a fuel filter issue. It is more likely to be a base fuel pressure issue (fuel pump?) or air flow issue. You could be getting far too much air into the engine from a vacuum leak, an air intake leak, or a stuck idle valve.

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    Domino1, November 22, 2010, 12:29
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    It was the EGR sensor it cost 175 at the shop

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    DaveJHM, November 22, 2010, 19:25
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    Nice. Thanks for the folllow up!

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    Visitor, February 01, 2011, 07:46

    it is def the EGR valve and mine was only 100 to replace i just ordered it cuz its gone again! it was replace in 2005 too so it must be a stratus thing....... good luck! :)

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