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My car is idling gh then it goes low then it cuts off I have

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My car is idling high then it goes low then it cuts off I have a new alternator new idle control valve tune up I don't know what to do my car want stay on
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Clean the throttle body and MAF sensor and let me know those results. Have you checked for vacuum leaks or fuel pressure concerns? Any warning lights on?

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Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We did that and it's still acting up
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Any warning lights on and codes stored?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The car want stay on long enough to get a code reading. When this all happend my car first turned of she changed the alternator after changing the alternator is when this problem accurred with the idling up and down and not staying on. I'm not sure what went wrong with my car after changing the alternator. I'm puzzled and I'm stuck in a bind
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

If you apply throttle can you keep it running?