Hoping for help
I have a 98 2.2L Sunfire that wants to stall at low rpm, (when engine is at operating temp).
- Outside temp has been cold –15 degree cell. And it starts good. Idles fine.
- I warm it for about 15 minutes then drive it, the car will run fine until about the time the temp gage is within the operating range. As soon as it get within that range when I come to a stop it will stall out. All the dash will stay lit and the blower fan is still running. I can restart it with no problem(I have to hold the gas down), but will stall out again. If I keep some RPMS on the engine I can throw it into drive and drive it until I take my foot off the gas. Again if I throw it in Neutral I can start it and drive. It’s like if the RPMS drop below 1000 it wants to stall………..
- BUT if the car sits for 5 minutes the problem goes away until the car starts to heat up. IT did this to me 2 times now this month. But then it will go away and drive fine.
- Maybe related issue I use to notice that some times when I was driving with the blower fan going if I was to touch the brake the fan would die out and come back for a split second. ( I thought it may be a bad ground. And the Anti-lock brake Motor was robbing some power.) But this stalling at low RMP seems different because I have not touched the brake yet).
Not sure if this would be a Crank sensor issue.
Any help would be nice.