Ford Focus Stalling

Asked by Nov 25, 2016 at 02:34 PM about the 2005 Ford Focus ZX4 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This is the third time I've had this type of problem
with my car. When it's going at a constant speed
like on the freeway it's fine, but when I slow down
and I take my foot of the gas like I'm coming to a
red light or a stop sign most of the time it'll stall and
all my lights on my dashboard will come on. Last
time the issue was that there was a cracked pipe
and they fixed it and checked the mass airflow
sensor and said it was fine. It's been about 6
months since then and this just began to happen
again. Has anyone had these issues or know what it
could be?

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Have the DTC (trouble codes) read, as it may be setting one or more, that will give you a big lead on what is happening. You may have a bad IAC (idle air control) valve, which provides air to an engine when idling or at a stop. If you have a vacuum leak, sometimes you can hear or even feel it, inspect around the throttle body for one.

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