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Carb has een rebuilt,mixture valve working.runs but dies out at idle after 2 min, then after sitting for a few mins it starts and runs fine into 2nd gear then just stops running again!!!!

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Look for cracked or soft fuel lines at fuel pump and fuel tank had alot of problems with seeping and cracked fuel lines causing this problem on dodge truck and cadilacs

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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    leonard warwick Apr 18, 2016

    there is a fuel supply problem or losing prime from seals in fuel line's or fuel pump not maintaining press, try replacing all fuel filters at carb and in line.

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    leonard warwick Apr 18, 2016

    possible floats are bad and flooding out, but concentrate on fuel distribution before carb, remove line from carb and make sure you get steady flow for more than 2 min

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Sounds like the fuel filter is dirty and needing to be changed. It's cheap and easy to swap out.

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SOURCE: The transmission changes hard going from 1st to 2nd.

The computer is puting trans in safe mode. Converter valve bore is worn out in valve body, an oversize valve is avalible, find a shop that can do the repair.

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egr no try a dpfe sensor ford has a lot of this problem it has to hoses coming off the ehxhaust to a sensor that has a plug on it buy one then look for yours dont cry when you see the part it is small an costs about 85 dollars this may not be the problem but 90% of the ones that have p1401 are this problem oh yea check the hoses also dont forget replace the part then disconect the battery to reset the code /turn the check engine light off

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SOURCE: 1983 Mazda RX7 lacks power rough or no idle

i have the same prob but when i do get it running at bout 70 miles per hour i boggs and wants ta die at idle when i get to a lower speed after i restart it. ive changed the fuel filter and pump n cleened the tank. when i first got the car it had no probblems. no the car will barley start n if it dose it runs fine for a minute then i loose most of the power n it wants to die when i go ta idle. HELP!!!

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