What's causing my engine to idle down to where it may shut down the engine while stopped at a red light?

Asked by Jun 03, 2015 at 08:10 PM about the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when in gear at a light or stop sign m suv idles down to where I have to use 2 feet to keep
it idled up. just had a major tune-up

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I'd try cleaning the throttle body and MAF first, cheap. youtube has some decent videos on how to do it

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Had that problem myself. I disconnected battery for 3 min to reset computer

What is causing my engine to idle down to where it may shutdown the engine while stopped at red light

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