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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII will not idle when first started, like no gas is getting to it.

When I first try to start the car in the morning, it will not idle, immediately dies. I have to sit with my foot on the gas pedal, give it gas for a few minutes, before I can engage the transmission and drive off without the car dying.Once it is started, I have no further trouble getting it started and going for the rest of the day, even after 9 hours. I've had it at the shop, but they can find nothing, even putting it on a diagnostic machine.

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You need to replace your idle air control valve

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