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96 mustang gt wont stay on unless im giving it gas

My 96 mustang gt wont idle unless im giving it gas. i just changed the fuel filter and it made no difference. i need to know what the problem is. could it be the fuel pump? i also check for any vaccum leaks and could not find any. also all connections were connected. thanks for the help

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  • rea_verse_73 Nov 29, 2008

    YES ITS FUEL INJECTED AND NO I HAVE NOT CHECKED THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR. WOULD THAT BE THE NEXT THING TO CHECK

  • tertri
    tertri May 11, 2010

    Is your mustang fuel injected? And/or Have you checked the throttle position sensor?

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Since the date in this post was a few years ago, I'm just gonna put it on here for someone else who may encounter the same issue. My '96 did the same exact thing. It was IAC (idle air control) valve. $50 and runs perfect...

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The easiest thing to do to make sure is to take your car to Autozone. They will do a free "check engine" scan on your car to get the codes of problems. Then will let you know what each code (if more than one) is for.

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    tertri Nov 29, 2008

    Did you go to Autozone yet? What did they say?

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