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Keeps dying right away.It starts but wants to die at lights

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Keeps dying right away.It starts but wants to die at lights an parked an won't stay on
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Traffic lights it dies.
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 98 chevy prizm
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I noticed the fuse for abs was missing an I couldnt find one.But, I jumped it even though the battery seemed ok
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: My side indicators wanted to stay on an my alarm saying my keys were in the ignition wanted to stay on after I removed them.An everthing was turned off??
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

In park idling at operating temp with the AC off, what rpms are you showing?

If you maintain a little throttle pressure can you keep it from stalling?

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer. We're you pleased with my help?
  • If you were not pleased with my help, please let me know by replying so I can help more.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris