Starting problem, rough idle and now can't start

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gotouch.go
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Starting problem, rough idle and now can't start

Post by gotouch.go » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:51 pm

Hi there, got new problem. Early symptom is rough idle right after started, RPM goes to 2000RPM, drops down to 500, and then climbs back to normally 800. In past week, it would drop to below 300 and die. But starts again it could run without problem. This week, it doesn't start at all. The starter doesn't spin much or make much noise.

So is it starter problem? Vacuum problem? Hoses are in good shape.
Idle control valve? Camshaft position sensor? Battery is 3 years old and 12.5V. Will try jump start later.

Any ideas? I have a backup car and can fiddle a little bit. But not much time.


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jas88
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Re: Starting problem, rough idle and now can't start

Post by jas88 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:49 am

That sounds like 2 separate problems to me.
2006 SE Silver w/Slate cloth

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