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Occasionally the van will stop/stall at a stop light/stop

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occasionally the van will stop/stall at a stop light/stop sign. It seems as though it is not getting enough gas and is chocking. Like you have bad gas. A friend cleaned the throttle body thinking that might be the issue. he had also replaced the spark plugs while he was replacing a cooling system hose that broke. it is running smother but is still stalling. He thought some acg? valve might be the issue. Do you have any ideas?
JA: Has the car been overheating? Have you noticed any leaks?
Customer: The car over heated the other day as a result of the hose break. there have been no leaks. There was a problem with the sensor and thermostat but they have been replaced.
JA: Are you fixing your Van yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Throttle body cleaning so far for the stalling. Assumed the sensor and thermostat were separate issues
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that could cause the engine to die. Te problem may be an idle air control motor issue, it could be a leaking EGR valve, or possibly the toque converter clutch staying locked up when you come to a stop.

What year and model is the vehicle and what engine do you have?
Have you checked for fault codes?

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