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I have a 2001 celica gt. I am having problems with the car

Customer Question

I have a 2001 celica gt. I am having problems with the car stalling when the gas gets below half full or when I am driving up hill?
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: Check engine light is not on but the car was stalling during driving.
JA: Are you fixing your Celica yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: The fuel pump and fuel filter have been changed. The fuel injector system has been cleaned. The spark plugs have been changed.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: car tends to stall when going up hills/ parked up driveway on a hill as if something is getting flooded
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

have you checked the egr valve

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No I don't think it's been checked yet
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

thats what it sounds like to me is that the valve is sticking

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I had told The assistant, That when I let the gas tank Lower than half it starts stalling alot more often
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
An also when I fill up the tank it will either give me trouble starting up sometimes afterwards ,or the stalling will happen soon after
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 9 months ago.

check the egr valve