Engine

Asked by Mar 11, 2016 at 11:48 PM about the 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What causes a car engine to feel as though it's
about to cut off while idle?

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Check for vacuum leaks, if check engine light is on, try to scan it, if no check engine light and no vacuum leak, need the check throttle body(idle speed air control is integrated).

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