Why does my car have such a rough idle when I start it up and sometimes stall? (Only when it comes to a stop) when its driving its ttotally fine!


Asked by Jul 03, 2015 at 02:46 AM about the 1998 Infiniti Q45 4 Dr Touring Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi guys, I have a 1998 Infiniti Q45 I just
bought with 167k miles, the V8 engine runs
like a champ but everytime I come to a stop
at red light or stop sign it has a rough idle
and then sometimes stalls why

5 Answers


Starts right back or do you have to wait a few minutes before it starts again ?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Could be the idle control


Idle control


Also have ( Toque Converter Clutch Solenoid ) checked.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Thanks for responding guys! But yes it cranks right back up! Where is the idle control located? And can it be fixed or do I have to change the whole thing?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Q45 in your area?

CarGurus has 218 nationwide Q45 listings starting at $1,295.


Search Infiniti Q45 Questions

Infiniti Q45 Experts

#1 Paul Washburn
Paul Washburn
Reputation 180
#2 Michaela Mous
Michaela Mous
Reputation 130
#3 v8pw
Reputation 100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 7 Series"
214 Great Deals out of 5,899 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Maxima"
467 Great Deals out of 24,113 listings starting at $800
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class"
179 Great Deals out of 6,672 listings starting at $2,900
Used BMW 5 Series"
695 Great Deals out of 19,107 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Infiniti Q45 For Sale
30 listings starting at $3,800
2003 Infiniti Q45 For Sale
28 listings starting at $4,700
2002 Infiniti Q45 For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 66 listings starting at $1,295