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Car will start but wont stay running 2003 deville

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Car will start but wont stay running 2003 deville
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to help get your problem solved. How long does it run before it shuts off? Does holding down the gas pedal help?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1 second.....gas pedal helps
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
Can you keep it running by pressing gas?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
R u there
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
Can you keep it running by pressing gas? Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
Did problem slowly get worse or come out of no where?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Out of no where
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
Is check engine light on?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.
The common problem is a failed idle air control valve. This valve is supposed to open allowing more air in engine to maintain idle. Here are replacement instructions, let me know how it goes or if you have more questions. Thanks.
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/q21j814ylun50f4/iacrr.pdf?dl=0
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