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1998 pontiac grand prix: my car runs good..stalls..like 1300 rpms..egr…

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i have a 1998 pontiac grand prix my car runs good except wen i tern it of and i have bin driving for a bit and it is hot .wen i try to start it up it stats then stalls unles i put my foot on the gas and let it idel at like 1300 rpms for 1 min or so
wut is my problem is it a egr
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Pontiac Mechanic: jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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We have seen the mass air flow sensor cause this problem on serveral occassions. You can do the following test to confrim. If it corrects the problem, you can clean the sensor and see if it corrects the problem before replacing.

 

Disconnect the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor.

See if it will idle well.

If it runs well now, replace the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

ok i will try that thax

so i have a nuther problm wen i backe up i hear a clunk in the frunt end so i chekt the tirod the ball joints evry thign is new i justtt replayst all of them ? wut u think

o and i have a abs light on in my car saying it is not werking i have just resuntly replayst both weal berings with new 1s to try and fix the problem and not fixt lol

Pontiac Mechanic: jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago

For the clunk check the struts and motor and transmission mounts.

You will need to have the computer scanned and there should be a code related to the ABS problem.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
FOR THE CLUNK DO YOU THINK IT CULD ME A c**tROL ARME OR THE BOOSHING
Pontiac Mechanic: jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago

Could be.

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