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Ford bronco 1988 .351 4x4 c6 trans

Engine starts and runs smooth but as soon as it reaches operating temp the engine starts running like its starving for fuel...kicking bucking the transmission downshifts and upshifts over and over again...when the engine compartment is opened a it smells like really rich running engine...so rich in fact it almost makes ur eyes water. If u dont keep the gas pedal just about floored then the engin will die but as soon as it cools again it will start up fine...it also ran perfectly in below freezing weather and never had a problem...whats the deal...i am stumped and so are my friends any help would be greatly appreciated

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My 83 bronco used to do that too and all it need is the choke adjusted for warmer weather

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