Common questions

Why does my Outback 4 cyl stall at stop signs?

Why does my Outback 4 cyl stall at stop signs?

2005 Outback 4-cyl non-turbo has been stalling at certain stop signs since I replaced the battery 6 weeks ago. Seldom happens when mechanic is driving. Transmission flush and supposed “relearn” made no difference. Nor did thorough cleaning of throttle assembly.

Why does my AAMCO car stall at all stops?

Has good days stalling only once or twice, and bad days stalling at almost all stops. More likely to stall when cold, or on slight uphill slopes. Aamco man doesn’t think it’s a transmission problem. Regular mechanic can’t fix what he can’t experience, despite test drives on 3 different days.

When to lit the cel after a misfire?

The CEL should be lit after that time if there is a condition that would cause the car to stall randomly. The problem would show up as a misfire in one or more cylinders if the codes were checked.

How to fix stalling after replacing car battery?

Step 3: Disconnect the old vehicle battery and remove it. Step 4: Insert the new vehicle battery, use a battery brush to clean the cable ends and battery posts, connect and tighten the cables, and make sure the battery is secured in place. Step 5: Disconnect the memory saver immediately, before starting the car.

Why is my computer stalling after replacing the battery?

Severe cases of stalling after replacing the battery may require that your throttle body or your idle air control valve  be cleaned out. Over time, a large amount of carbon can build up inside these parts, pushing them beyond the limit that the computer can adapt to.

What to do when a new battery is installed?

Step 1 – After a new battery has been installed, the engine could idle low or stall out altogether. When this happens hold the accelerator pedal to help engine to continue to run.

Why does my car stall when I Turn Off the power?

If the power is disconnected for too long, these computers can lose their VRAM settings, including the engine idle settings. Once those are lost, you may experience a stalling problem. If the memory of the car’s computer is erased, it will revert to default settings.

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Ruth Doyle