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Cuts out and have to push the gas down

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    My car cuts off after I drive off, snd is ruff to start back up, but then will go again. I replaced fuel filter and cleaned throttle body. Is it fuel probblems,or ignition spark problems

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    The car will start only when turn ing the ignition and pumping the gas and will automatically shut off

  • cls770 Jan 18, 2009

    Car won,t stay running unless I turn ignition with starter turning and gas pumping all the way through

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    I have a similar issue. It wont stay started unless i push the gas. this usually occurs after it has rained outside. Mechanics keep saying it is the environmental box. I've had it replaced twice and it still has this problem. any suggestions?

  • Rakulus May 11, 2010

    Does the check engine light come on before the problems start? Does it seem to run fine until it warms up?

  • Jack Iaria
    Jack Iaria May 11, 2010

    Do you run your car until the gas tank is almost empty?

    Do you use a fuel injector or carb cleaner regularly?

    Note: Always read auto additive labels completely. Carburetor cleaner will burn out the seals in a fuel injected car and a gas fuel system cleaner put into a diesel will cause a total fuel system problem.



    When your running out of gas the dirt, grime, gunk and sometimes water is all you have left and that will cause problems. Cars may surge then slow down irrelevant to the gas pedal pressure. You may have to hold the gas pedal down to feed it enough gas to go.
    The problem will not be as bad when you warm up with a new tank of gas.


    I once had Jetta that would sputter and almost stall at idle. One day I ran out of gas in front of a K-Mart so I went into the K-Mart and got 4 cans of cheap fuel cleaner to get me to the closest gas station.........I NEVER HAD THAT PROBLEM AGAIN!




    For problems like these it's worth the $20 to add fuel cleaner and/or dry gas to your tank. Then fill it up and don't let it go below 1/4 tank!



    Good Luck!

  • thomas thompson May 11, 2010

    push the gas pedal to keep it runnig

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Check fuel filter.

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