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1999 silhouette keeps dying when you come to a stop. Dies at idle

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: 2000 Alero idles low and dies when stopped.

How does it idle when you first start or idle when hot.
On the top of the air intake tube there is a small screw which should when screwed in speed up the idle and if it dosent work or it idles fine when cold or warm at idle then its your GEARs are binding up and there's not to much you can do about that ........sorry

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 Olds Silhouette rattled badly, died while running

I think you had better have a local shop inspect this for a failed engine connecting rod.

Posted on Aug 23, 2012

wrenchtec312

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SOURCE: My 2000 olds silhouette will start and run, as

First eliminate all vacuum or air leaks in the system. You may have a bad IAC ( idle air control) but try cleaning the throttle body first. Remove the intake snorkel, have someone hold the throttle wide open for you and scrub the back side of the throttle plate and surrounding bore with an old tooth brush and some carb cleaner. Be sure to spray some into the small holes next to the throttle plate. That should help stabilize the idle. If it still has a problem, replace the IAC.

Posted on Aug 24, 2013

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