Originally Posted by jimmy4me
So I just cleaned the IAC...It only happened every once and a while before, I mean 3 times in 4 years on long road trips. BUT as last week it's happening all the time now.
My IAC had the exact
same behavior as yours. First time it stalled was way down in Natchez, Mississippi on a hot road trip in 2009. After that, only once every couple of months, but then got much worse in 2011 - stalled on every warm start. I was able to kluge it for several months by kick-starting the IAC (starting the engine with the air conditioning on); that worked every time.
I hope it's not your IAC...because no man should have to do that gawdawful repair twice!! I cleaned the hell out of my IAC about a year ago and so-far so-good, but alot of folks on this forum have reported that cleaning didn't work - they had to purchase a new unit.