Re: 97 2wd stalling

From: Kurt Cypher (
Date: Mon Sep 05 2011 - 10:51:49 EDT

On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Kurt Cypher <> wrote:
> My Dak is a 97 v6 2wd extended cab. It was working fine on Wednesday,
> and then sat unused Thursday & Friday. On Saturday, my wife drove it
> to work (2 miles), and it stalled as she was turning left into the
> parking spot at work.

[snip rest of saga]

New twist: I took a toolbox out to start working on different
suggestions, but after sitting overnight, it started right up and sat
there idling for a good minute or two before I shut it off. After a
lot of days with high temps and humidity (and tons of rain overnight
Saturday into Sunday), we're currently in the 60s with low humidity,
and no rain.

I'm going to take it for a test drive to see if getting it up to
operating temperature brings the idle problem back, but I thought I'd
see if this new data helps narrow things down a bit for new


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