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Starts but won't stay running

Have to keep foot on gas to even start. Once you take your foot of gas pedal it dies.

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Check the pcv or egv valve.if ther open thay wont idil

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Sounds like a bad throttle position sensor or a fuel pressure regulator. also check the idle air control vavle

Posted on Nov 06, 2012

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SOURCE: car will stall when you take your foot off the gas

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SOURCE: My car overheated and now it starts but dies after

Sounds like the head gasket may have blown or other internal damage has occurred. This is causing a compression issue between cylinders or lack of compression.

I would ask if there are any engine codes associated with this malfunction, in case there is a sensor that got damaged when the engine overheated.

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SOURCE: 1989 oldsmobile cutlass ciera car starts but won't stay running it sputters and backfires and dies

Like Ron says,timing chain is possibility,usually only above 150,000 though it can happen sooner.
I'm wondering if it has a crankshaft position sensor?
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SOURCE: Replaced timing chain an it starts but won't stay

does it run ok or is it misfiring ? why did you change the chain

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