shutting off when stopped
I have a 2003 subaru and it keeps shutting off whenever I drive it. It only
shuts off when I have to stop completely and it will start right back up. I do
not think its the battery because the lights and radio stay on. I took it in to
get it looked at and they thought it was over heating so every morning i
check the oil and water in it and its fine. I know I have a oil leak. What
could be making it just shut down ?
also my check engine light is on
Does it idle at all? May have a bad IAC (idle air control valve). Should also check the EGR, if it is opening when low RPM or at idle it can kill an engine.
no its not idleing at all. its like i just turned the key once and its just sitting there
As Ken said, check the air control valve (ACV). If you've got a CEL then for god's sake read it!
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