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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 2dr Coupe

2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe LS, Mid-Size
21 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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March 21, 2013, 6:52 am

RH B
 

Question: Why does my engine stall under these specific conditions?

When the outside temperature is around 70 and above, my car stalls as I apply the brakes. It always restarts immediately, only to stall again each time I need to slow significantly or stop. The fuel filter is new, the code reader shows no errors and the only warning light is a "volts" light that comes on randomly.


March 23, 2013, 11:54 am

Ron W
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For all hard starting or engine performance issues, you should always start with the basics. Make sure the tune up items are done and check the charging and starting systems. The engine must have the basics done in order for it to be able to run correctly. Many things can cause this type of problem, and the simplest sometimes get overlooked.

Could definitely be a charging issue, also possibly a sticky EGR valve.


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