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Mar 7, 2010, 8:53 PM

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My 2006 chev Colorado 2wd 4 cyl 70000 mi starts and runs great but whenever I come to a stop the eng almost stalls out. The rpm drops and then catches at the last moment before stalling and jumps back to a normal idle. It has stalled a couple of times. If i tap the gas when idling it does this also. What can I do to diagnose and solve this problem, as it could become dangerous.

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Mar 7, 2010, 11:36 PM

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You can try something easy first and that would be to clean the throttle body when it gets too dirty you can get this problem. Get some throttle body cleaner, a little brush and clean it out.

If this is drive by wire, don't manually force the plate open, sometimes you can turn the key on & have a helper hold the throttle to the floor & it will open, if it doesn't just carefully spray some clean down the throttle body while a helper feather the throttle to keep it running. This will probably set a code that needs to be cleared later........


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