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Need an idea on what to try to fix my 91 tempo

My tempo has new plugs wires and distributer , ignition, i got it gave to me it had bad gas in it i added octane booster and stabil and alot of newer gas it will start hard shakeing the car and it will crank and crank sometimes other times start right up , when you get it started it will start in high idle and aslong as you keep the idle high your fine runs like a dream but if you stop at a stop sign or let the idle slow done it spits and sputters and dies every other time and doesn't always start back up when its running hot on the high side of normal it will stall in low idle and not start back up till cool temp never reaches the redzone i just need ideas to check thankyou if you need more info to help let me know please and thanku

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I just had the same problem. take the vaccum line off the top of fuel pressure regulator and see what it is doing,mine was pumping gas out of it. it is suppose to be sucking air replaced regulator runs like brand new it was53 dollars

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