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Car starts fine! But will not idle and remain on.


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Hi, This could be several problems but i'll need to know what make and model and if it is diesel or petrol!! (If petrol is it injection or carb) Once i have this information i will be able to assist you further!
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Car starts fine! But will not idle and remain on.


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