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Ran corolla out of gas now conking out

Now the car dies when your not accelerating, when your cruising or coming to a stop it wants to die

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The fuel pump that is used in your car is inside the fuel tank, it is dependant for cooling and lubrication on the gas that it pumps and sits in, when you run the gas tank near empty or dry you damage the pump, this causes the pump to freeze up or run slow, which is what you may have going on. Have the fuel pressure checked, i will bet it is below specification. If so replace the pump and the fuel filter.

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SOURCE: corolla dies

look for a broken air intake boot between the engine and air cleaner(maf sensor)

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SOURCE: When I start the car, it dies when I press the accelerator

this sounds like a mass air flow sensor problem. they make a cleaner for the m.a.f. try that first and see if your problem goes away. if not you might have to replace the m.a.f.

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Mine did this same behavior. Look for the detailed fix instructions for shortening the cover screws on the ECM located on the firewall, passenger side. This worked great for me.

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SOURCE: BLACK SOOT AND WATER COMING FROM TAILPIPE

It sounds like you may have gotten a Tank of Contaminated Fuel. Try to Run a Can of B12 Chemtool through the Fuel Tank and see if it will not Clear up. You can get the B12 Chemtool at Wal-Mart in the Automotive Section or at Your Local Autoi Parts Store.

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SOURCE: new battery, new alternator, car still stalls

The alternator must be check for its DC output. Check with a voltmeter the main output wire (the fatest one) just put the probe on the nut that holds the large usually red wire on to the back of the alternator. Your battery probably needs to be recharged in order to start the car, run the car and check the output of alternator it should read 14 volts if so the alternator is good, make sure you don't have the two smaller wires mixed up on the back of the alternator, also the belt tension should be checked and the battery terminals cleaned.

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