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Stalls when gas peddle is released

When driving once in a while as i take my foot off the gas the car begins to die out then shuts off

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Try replacing your fuel filter. It should cost you less then $10, and it will be very easy to change. They should be replaced once a year anyway. If you have not done so, that may be your problem. After that, check the fuel pressure with a fuel pressure gauge,$40. Low pressure may indicate a faulty fuel pump.

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