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mikewill3

mikewill3 2/10/2012

1997 Lexus ES300 Base 6 Cyl 3.0L

Engine

engine will not stay idle,start but rpm drop to 0 and engine stop.

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Spoon Sports

Spoon Sports 2/13/2012

Usually it's because the idle air control valve (IACV) gets clogged with carbon. It either needs to be cleaned (not sprayed) or replaced.

Can also be the throttle body or EGR valve needs cleaning/replacement.

This is a really common problem with the ES300

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