MY car runs rough & dies at red lights....what could it be? What do I need to do?

Asked by Aug 28, 2014 at 01:33 PM about the 2004 Kia Optima EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I crank my car...it tries to die, & shakes. It goes dead at red lights, & I have to keep
my foot on the gas to keep it from dying.

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Maybe IAC Idle Air Control. Do you have any warning lights on the dash lit up?

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