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Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body on Chrysler Town & Country

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians caution against spraying cleaner directly onto the throttle body as this may damage the throttle position sensor (TPS).

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 166,787 (76,000–219,536)
8 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2002, 2005, 2010
13 people reported this problem
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3.8 stalls when cold when you give it gas . after it warms up runs great , cleaned throttle body ran good for two days , then stalls again , cleaned again , ran great for two days , every time I clean it runs great after two days it does it again ,help please , thanks-- John
Engine stalls while in drive mode, between the speeds of 20-40 mph. I brought this bck to the dealer and they dismissed the issue because they could not replicate it. There was no engine code either. Who do I complain to next?
RPM gauge fluctuates during idle, stahls when stopping or pulling into an uphill drive, code comes up Throttle position sensor however replaced sensor and still have problem I haven't cleaned the throttle body yet but will try this next.