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Hyuandai Tiburon: 2001 hyuandai tiburon - when A/C is on, car

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2001 hyuandai tiburon - when A/C is on, car stalls at stop signs and when approaching stops.
With A/C off, car is fine. Idle drops too low.
Mechanic told me no way to adjust idle, so it must be something else and he did not know what.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Dave Hopkins replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome to JA,there may be sludge built up in the throttle body which will cause a lower idle...and that will cause the stalling.Can you remove the air inlet hose and inspect the throttle body to see if it is smudged up?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I am sure I can remove the air inlet.


If it shows some build up, what it the next action?


Can I spray some kinds of degreaser or will that complicate the issue?

Expert:  Dave Hopkins replied 1 year ago.
I would want you to hold open the throttle and wipe it clean with s rag then reassemble to see if the idle increased.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I wiped the throttle body clean. It helped a lot.


It still died one time during a short drive, but not at each stop sign as before.


If it happens again, what would be the next step??

Expert:  Dave Hopkins replied 1 year ago.
Next would be to to get some throttle body cleaning spray and spray it into the throttle body for a deeper cleaning...with the engine not running...of course
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thanks Ed

Expert:  Dave Hopkins replied 1 year ago.
Anytime..please rate my answer so that I can get credit for my work...and best of luck
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