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Engine stalls when stepping on gas pedal and will not idle on its own.

First off, the engine takes a lot of tries to get it started, then when it does fire up, it sputters a lot at the lower RPM range, then once I put my foot on the gas to bring the revs up, it will go up for a second, then fall until it stalls out. If I try to keep the revs at a constant rate, it will stay steady for a few seconds, then fall and stall out.

I have replaced pretty much everything (fuel pump, fuel filter, plugs, wires, gas cap, fuel injectors, MAP sensor, oil & filter, fuel pressure regulator)

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  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    Engine sputters at 3500 RPM


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    Michael Sr Jul 02, 2013

    check your egr valve sounds like its pluging up with carbon just pull it off look at the bottom and allso check the diophram if the diophram is ok just clean the carbon off it should be ok then good luck

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Have you checked the ignition timing? Maybe you need to turn the distributor to the left or right if you don't have the timing light gun

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