I have a 92 Chevy Corisca that has started to not stay running unless I keep the pedal on the gas.Im not mechanical. Please help!

Asked by May 26, 2014 at 04:33 PM about the 1992 Chevrolet Corsica 4 Dr LT Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Will it run ok other than wanting to go dead when you slow to stop? If so it's possibly dirt/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate.

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it will not stay cranked at all unless the gas pedal is down, can not even put it in gear without it dying.


Both are easy enough for a novice to clean and the iac only has two small screws holding it in place so changing it with a new one is easy too. Looked your iac up and you lucky they not as expensive as most. Actually rather cheap.

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Ok that sure sounds like it might be an iac or dirty throttle plate issue.

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not sure what iac is,but Ill look into it. Thanks!


Iac. Stands for Idle Air Control valve.

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