Having problems with your 1997 Saturn SW ?

After driving and hot turn car off try to start and drops offidle and stalls

\015 I will start when cold no problem. After it is hot turn off go inside to house or wherever go to start car it does but it drops off normal idle and wants to stall and sometimes it does any help appreciated is it idle speed control\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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Have you checked the plugs/points lately? Find when "loading up" or not running correctly, that is the first thought. Maybe it is time to get things cleaned. Another thing could be a sensor. Do you have one of those mini computer scanners to download your make/model to it and attach it to your car, check it out? Wouldn't have a 'fleet" of kids and cars without it. Cheaper than running to the auto shop constantly when you can perform this simple check in your own driveway. My kids were born with their heads under the hood of the car, so mom has to sometimes know more than them.
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