My car sontimes idles low after startup and dies but will strtup fine not long after Cld it b my idle needs to b turned up? How do i know wat will need to b done?

Asked by Jul 18, 2014 at 02:42 AM about the 1985 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car has 135k. 3.0 litre v6135 runs and
idles fine while driving

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Possibly dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate. Dirty/faulty maf sensor or maybe even the temp sensor. Might also be the cold start fuel valve if it's still equipped.

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