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There are a few thing that can cause this type of problem, A weak fuel pump is the most common, not enough fuel pressure . the pump puts out just enough to start and idle but when gas is applied it sputters and pops and stalls out. I would start with having the fuel pressure tested, a fuel pressure gauge will be needed to perform this test. you may be able to rent one from auto parts store, you will connect at the injector rail, there will be a valve , like the tire air valve. screw end of gauge to valve and start engine and see what the pressure is. the pressure needs to be at 38 psi, or test pressure without starting just turning key on and then pressure needs to be 47- 50 psi.
If the pressure is lower than the specs then pump is bad.. the other problems could be a bad tps sensor or mass air flow sensor, but from the way you listed what the problem is doing i would have to say start with the fuel pump testing first,
You will need air and fuel to make it run.Remove hose from airbox so there is no restriction possible.Next use a small funnel to pour a small amount of gas in each spark plug hole.put plugs back in.if it runs for a second or wants to then you have a fuel pump,fuel filter,or injector problem.If you dont wanna pour gas in each cylinder i would locate the fuel filter and replace it.should be less then 10 bucks.also get a friend to put there head under the car by the gas tank.when you turn the key on(just for power )not to crank motor.they should hear a quit electric noise.that is the fuel pump in your tank turning on.If pump works and no other restrictions...injectors.
Normally when the wrench light comes on it relates to the electronic throttle body. When the computer detects a fault with the throttle body it will go into a fail safe mode and limit throttle inputs.
You should get your oil changes on time but I dont think this is your problem. You really need to get the vehicle codes read by the dealer or some auto parts stores read the computer codes for free.
your fuel pump may be that cause, have some one turn da key while you listen for fuel pump by gas tank, no noise pump not working, then get a rubber mallet and has soon they open ingition switch hit gas tank pump may star working may not but you will kown per shure your pump is bad
there is a problem with older motors of that era ... the fuel lines, filters and rubber parts were often not designed to handle alcohol fuel .. lots of thngs like chain saws, snow blowers and such are having frequent failures now when used with our "new gas" ... replacing the parts doesnt fix the problem if the same design parts are used again ... the fuel lines actually desolve in some cases .. that makes a mess in the carb ... the filter is often attached to the flex fuel line inside the gas tank .. it sometimes just falls off .. you can replace those damaged parts with alcohol resistant equivilants or use only alcohol free gas (still available some places) ... you can check for a damaged perhaps swollen fuel line, gas cap and primer bulb .. if every thing looks ok then maybe you are lucky and already have resistant stuff ... if you leave fuel in the tank while the unit is being stored then you likely have deposits in the carb .. its really easy to clog the jets as the fuel evaporates and degrades ... so you may need the carb cleaned or replaced .. new jets are sometimes easier to do than cleaning the old ones..