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A car or car's engine may vibrate while idling for various reasons, including that the motor or transmission mounts have a problem. When a car is stopped at a red light or turned on in park, a noticeable vibration may oc...

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Some fixes for a car engine that vibrates while idle include replacing worn-out spark plugs, reattaching disconnected or loose hoses, and ensuring that timing belts are tight and functioning well. Cleaning the components...

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Many issues prevent a car from idling, but in a vehicle with an onboard computer, the issue is often in the computer. A diagnostic scan tool provides error codes to determine the issue. On vehicles with carburetors, the ...

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There are a number of reasons why an engine might misfire while it is idling. Usually misfires occur when there is no spark, the air/fuel mixture is out of balance or the engine is losing compression.

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Depending on whether the engine is hot or cold, there are a couple different reasons why a car might start with no problem but stall shortly afterwards. If the problem only happens when the engine is cold, a bad electric...

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A car can hesitate or stall while going uphill for a number of reasons, but typically the problem occurs when the engine's valves and rings are worn. Because driving uphill puts the engine under additional stress, less c...

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If a car makes a clicking sound but won't turn over when the key is turned, it indicates a problem with the battery or battery cables, the starter solenoid or the starter motor. The problem is almost always a dead batter...

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