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2002 Ford Escort Question: My car won't idle



twilliams, Tremonton, UT, August 03, 2011, 22:18

When I go to stop it dies and when I go slow it will die
and just sitting and idling it won't idle

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, August 04, 2011, 01:31

    It could be so many things its hard to speculate without being able to d basic diagnostic tests. Is the Check Engine Light on? If so codes stored in the computer of your car would indicate where the problem is. I would suspect there is a vacuum leak or the idle air control valve has failed.

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