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!

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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

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

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113,615

Could be the idle control

113,615

Idle control

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20,430

Also have ( Toque Converter Clutch Solenoid ) checked.

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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?

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