Idle air control motors may become carboned up at 100,000 miles on Toyota RAV4

The idle air control motors tend to become carboned up at around 100,000 miles and will cause a start and stall and/or stalling at stop sign problems. Many times these valves can be cleaned, however, the sure bet is to replace the idle air control motor and clean the throttle body.
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Average mileage: 144,989 (73,237–225,698)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004
8 people reported this problem
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1996 Toyota RAV473,237
My car stall at stop and when i step on gas pedal raise the rpm like 4000 then let go off gas pedal the engine dies.
1997 Toyota RAV4135,000
Dies at idle. Seafoam helped for a year
1996 Toyota RAV4225,698
idal up and down /and can"t pull up hills
1999 Toyota RAV4173,000
Shakes, jumps , vibrates & sometimes dies but, only while in idle for example while sitting at traffic light, or stop sign . it has NO regular routine times it does it times it does not , i have noticed if you stop the eng. let it sit 5 min. or more it is fine maybe for 1 mile maybe 100 miles. i have used some of the best fuel system cleaner one can buy still it returns in short time span .
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