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Re: low idle/stall when first starting

Preston Brown wrote:

>When the car is first started, the idle is really low, and it will often
>stall.  You have to stay on the gas.  After about 10 minutes of driving,
>it will idle and not stall, but the idle is still "borderline" I.e. I can
>see it bouncing down almost to the point where I think it might stall
>every couple of seconds.

Also, check the "michelin man" hose from the intercooler to the throttle body.
It could be in the process of developing a split, most likely on the bottom
side of the hose where it's tough to see.  On the '85 CST I just replaced one
on, the split(s) would open and close at strange intervals - sometimes the car
would idle and run well, and then it would stall and be hard to start again.

Best Wishes,