Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Mazda Tribute 2003 stalling and stopping consistently

(2003 Mazda Tribute)
in Cincinnati, OH on January 03, 2011
Mazda Tribute 2003
The vehicle starts and then stalls/stops, primarily when going from reverse to drive or driving along around 25-30 miles and slowing down it will stall and stop. Also when turning.
The idle air control valve was replaced recently, but it is still occurring.
It has happened in the summer also and now more frequently.
Suggestions as to issues/ how to resolve it?
Thanks
Displaying 1 answers & 2 comments
Popular Answer
on January 03, 2011
The idle speed may be to low due to a dirty throttle body. Was the throttle body cleaned when the idle air control valve was replace? If not, perhaps it should be.
on January 03, 2011
Thanks for your response.

I am not sure, but will ask the question or have it checked.

Any other suggestions would be appreciated.

Have you seen this before?

Thanks again
of Don's Auto Repair, Inc. on January 03, 2011
I would suggest having someone check for a vacum leak . We see a lot of IAC vavles replaced because of missed small vacum leaks. I would find a shop with a evap smoke machine to check for leaks.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
Is overheating, leaking oil, leaking antifreeze or water, blowing cold air instead of hot air, accelerates without me...
It beeps 5 times 3 cycles when driving. After driving for about 45 minutes it does it again.
Didn't find what you were looking for?