car idles rough and stalls on 2004 Dodge Stratus

my car constantly idles rough and occasionally stalls while in reverse or when first place it in drive to go. today it stalled at an intersection

by in Las Vegas, NV on March 12, 2011
1 answer
ANSWER by on March 12, 2011
Running rough when at idle or when first placing it into gear is typically a sign of having too much air coming in (air leak, vacuum leak) or fuel pressure that is too low. Have the vehicle checked, as stalling is a serious safety issue of course.
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