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Car Keeps Stalling??

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Canada, KY on October 16, 2009
My car keeps stalling (for the past two weeks) - there are no light coming on to indicate what the problem is - there seems to be a vacuum lock or something wrong with the fuel pump or fuel filter - I am not sure - sometimes when the car is stalling if I push down on the gas right to the floor nothing happens, then when I let my foot off the gas the car will stall or it will kick in but when I put my foot back on the gas it starts to stall or bogg out , what could the problem be?? Also the last couple of times (THIS AM) it stalled the battery light came on when I was restarting, why would this be? Thanks in advance for your help - - the snow has already come and don't want to get stranded anywhere
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on October 21, 2009
The battery light will come on when the engine idle is very low or if the engine has stalled, so I don't think that's related. I would start by checking the diagnostic trouble codes, is your check engine light on?
on July 16, 2011
i have similar problem got a diagnostic code P0171 - fuel system too lean --- cylinder bank 1 can anyone explain what that is and how you fix it thx
on June 18, 2010
I am having the same problem. My car seems to only stall out when it is warm outside. Did you ever find the cause of this problem?
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