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When gas pedal is pressed car dies

Have a 1989 chevy cavalier z24 2.8 liter. replaced fuel filter. replaced fuel pump relay. used jump wire to find out if a sensor was bad, but code 12 kept coming on. car idles fine but when gas pedal is pressed car dies

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  • Nakiazn Dec 24, 2008

    its a a single point injection system. The car idle well, but shut off when pedal is press. The plugs were check and they were soak with gas. dont know what causes this.

  • dadogg28 Jan 02, 2009

    my 89 z24 idles fine but when i hit the gas it dies i have replased the fulepump -filter-thotle p sencer--map sencer and it still does the same thing

  • xNGxCRASH May 11, 2010

    first is it carborated if so it could be running lean on the mid or high needle it wouldent hurt to get the carb checked

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Fuel pump relay is just above the brake booster, change your spark plugs and wires. Check crank sensor. And reset and re scan your car. Code 12. Means ur computer is scanning well. You have to wait . Each code flashes three times. 12 x 3 then all trouble codes x 3 each. Then 12 x 3 again. To conclude scan

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You dont have the right fuel pressure it sounds like the pump is bad

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