I have a 2005 Chevy Cobalt that will not stay running it will start up just but will not stay on the rpm seem to fall and then the car will turn off...however it will remain on only if I press the gas

Asked by Nov 24, 2013 at 01:41 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It will run and drive only when I give it
gas . My reader thing is broken the
one where you take it to autozone
and they give you the codes ...

3 Answers

you need a new throttle position sensor~ http://www.partstrain.com/store/? N=0&src=search&Ntt=2005+Chevrolet+Cobalt+throttle+position+sensor

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Doubters will say "judge, your makin' people spend MONEY when nuthin' is proven" to which we could quelch their concerns with an obd-II diagnostic report (connection not three feet from the ignition switch)~

Thanks ill try that !

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