Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body on Chevrolet Lumina

Body: A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal engine idle resulting in a stalling condition. A stalling condition may also result if an idle learn procedure is not performed if the battery goes dead or is disconnected.

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Average mileage: 76,000 (76,000–76,000)
Engine affected: 3.1L V6
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1996
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina - 3.1L V6 76,000 mi,
Thankfully hubby knows enough about cars to try this when I started having idling problems. Cleaned for now, but will eventually need replacing after another 20-30k or so.