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Truck stalls 1987 s10

Started out with the check engine light comming on. Replaced spark plugs, wires, distribtor cap, rotor button, and fuel filter. Now the truck wants to stall all the time.

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This normally is due to a faulty oxygen sensor.
Normally an easy fix

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If the check engine light is on, take it to the nearest advanced auto or auto place near you and have them pull the codes. Sounds like a sensor is bad and it's not reading.

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