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#221 of 252 Car stalling out
Nov 26, 2011 (8:32 am)
Whenever im at a stop in traffic my car idles very low. shakes and then cuts off. it will start right back up. Also not getting any gas to the enigine when first taking off. Putting it in the shop Monday but want to give the mechanic some ideas so im not throwing away money. Should i tell him to start with the cranshaft sensor????
#222 of 252 Re: Car stalling out [kmcqueen]
Nov 26, 2011 (4:41 pm)
Year of car, engine? Does it do it all the time? recent issue is this after sitting for a bit and does the engine light come one?
First thing to check is MAF ... MASS AIR FLOW a bad one will cause stalling, rough idle, stalling and the car will usually start right back up but lack power.
The Mechanic needs to check the engine Code first before anything else. You should check them also so it will give you a general Idea what could be wrong .. Run the car for a bit so its warmed up about 2500 rpm cycle through everything Reverse, drive neural turn AC on off etc..then turn the car off.
With engine not running turn the ignition key to ON, OFF, ON, OFF and then ON again (do not start the car or crank then engine)
You must do it with-in 5 seconds the codes will begin to flash.. The light will blink the numbers first digit then pause the second digit.. EXAMPLE..
The cam sensor will flash pause flash that is code 11.
Intake Air temp sensor is code 23 it will flash flash pause flash flash flash.. Just examples....
#223 of 252 Re: Car stalling out [rbender]
Dec 06, 2011 (10:13 am)
Its a 2003. I put it in the shop last Monday. Mechanic just called and said he doesnt know what the problem is and cant fix it. Said he is putting the engine back together and that i can pick it up on Thursday.
I will do the the on and off thing you mentioned when i get it back and maybe that will help me out.
Also, It only starts stalling out when the car heats up. When i first drive it it will run fine like nothing is wrong with it. After about 15 minutes of driving, the enging will heat up, and im in trouble.. thats when the stalling starts.
I only owe about $2500 more and ive already put soo much money into fixing this car i dont think i can handle throwing away any more money if whats wrong with it is a MAJOR problem.
Should i just try taking it to a dealership and see what they can do for me? Maybe trade it in or something. Im a female and i just dont wanna be screwed out of any more money. CHRYSLER SUCKS!!
Thanks for the advice.
#224 of 252 Re: Car stalling out [kmcqueen]
Dec 06, 2011 (10:35 am)
Ok my'97 was doing the same thing.
What happen was. The Distributor assembly burned out the first time. Had that replaced and it still didn't help all that much so took it back and found out that the 3 spark plug cables under the manifold had corroded and were arching to all the metal around them, including my new distributor effectively burning it out again causing me to stall and cutoff like I wasn't getting any gas. Now that it's all been replaced, she runs fine, not perfect, but no more engine light or stalls.
#225 of 252 Re: Stalling 07 Sebring [tedebear]
Dec 15, 2011 (1:01 am)
I have the same problem with my 07 2.7L sebring. I brought the car back in 2009 as a 2nd hand. after drove for a few months, the car started stalling when idling or stopping. i ve tried to dismount the battery and restart the car computer, but nothing seemed working at all. i asked staff at Canadian tire staff and he told me that it may have many reasons behind it. too bad that i can't return to the dealer cause the warranty is over. ps, usually my car stall right after i put it into a full stop.
#226 of 252 Re: motor tick [cuzo03]
Dec 16, 2011 (1:19 pm)
It sounds like the hydraulic valve lifters. I had mine replaced and the noise went away.
#227 of 252 Re: Starting problems after car is warm [pachter10s]
Dec 23, 2011 (6:29 pm)
I have a 2001 chrysler sebring lx . when i drive it and the car gets warm and i shut it off then come back out to start it the car will crank over but won't start till it cools down then sometimes when it starts the engin will act as though it can't find it's idle then smoothes out and runs fine I have replaced starter relay the E.S.D. relay and the camshaft position sensor each time i replaced a relay it would start and run fine for 2 or 3 times of start and restart after warm even disconnected the neg post to battery to try to reset computer didn't change anything still having the same issues went to autozone to get a diagnostic and all it read was abs so i don't know what it is but it seems like it' a relay or fuse to me any ideas???
#228 of 252 Re: 98 Chrysler Sebring Stalls on highway rpms drop and dies [buffetfan6999]
Dec 23, 2011 (9:05 pm)
I read that your dad is a mechanic and you have the same year sebring i have. I would like to know what is draining my battery. if i do not start my car at least every two days the battery dies. had the battery tested and it is good
#229 of 252 Re: 97 Sebring Convertible JX Frustrations for last 6 months [fibreheart]
Jan 10, 2012 (11:56 am)
its most likely a map sensor or the crank sensor found out the hard way
#230 of 252 08 sebring shutting off
Jan 11, 2012 (7:39 pm)
08 sebring. 2.4 engine. It shut off at a red light today, no warning, no engine light. I know there was a recall about the wiring and TMS but I called Chrysler and they said it had been fixed. Called a dealer next. They said not to even bring it in unless the engine light was on. I seen there were a lot of complaints about this. I can't really drive a car that shuts off. Any one know what the problem is?