Car idles rough stalls in any gear

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Car idles rough stalls in any gear

Post by Guest » Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:07 pm

When the car is in park it idles a little rough like it's going to stall out. Whenever I place the car into any gear it stalls out immediately it was running fine early today then I thought maybe it was low on oil, so I put a quart of oil into the vehicle. Then I check the oil levels and the dip stick is covered in oil. As if there is too much oil in the car. When starting the car it sounds like a diesel truck, will idle at 1 RPM, then when placed into any gear the car turns off.

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Re: Car idles rough stalls in any gear

Post by Terry » Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:21 pm

The problems you describe could be a few things. First, you need to get the correct oil level in the car. If it is now overfull, and it did not sound like a diesel truck before adding oil, it is way over full and you are causing internal engine damage in top of the original problem of stalling.
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The rough idle and stalling out when put into gear could just be a simple vacuum leak, a plugged idle air control valve, carbon in the throttle etc. This is assuming that is did not sound like a diesel before adding oil. If if did, then you may have an internal engine problem as the original problem causing the idle and stalling problem.
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