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89 ford festiva. Runs and Idles stalls when gas pedal is depressed

So It runs and idles fine but it stalls to the point of dying when I push the gas, but is recovers immediately when gas pedal is released. I filled the tank and added engine treatment. no change. I just replaced the spark plugs and gaped them correctly. The problem happened suddenly. After a long trip the day before. Any Ideas?

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OK ! Now that every body said what they had to say.. take the air inlet tube off the throttle body and clean the butterfly and every piece that your finger and a cloth with carb cleaner on it can reach , then start it back up and spray it in to the throttle to clean the inside

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The two most likely causes are low fuel pressure because of a faulty fuel pump or filter, or a faulty throttle position sensor.
Is the check engine light on ?

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SOURCE: E85 fuel in a regular gas tank

Siphon out as much of the E85 as you can and fill the tank with good gasoline and drive it like you stole it for a while. You can't drain a tank without removing it and the fuel filter isn't going to catch anything in the E85. This is what I would do anyway.

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SOURCE: 1993 Ford Explorer idles rough when engine is warm

try changing distributor cap & coil

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SOURCE: u i have a 97 ford escort that idles rough so i

Often, on the Escorts of this vintage, rough idle can be due to a leak in the vacuum system. With the engine running, listen closely for any tell-tale hissing sounds coming from any of the vacuum hoses. Check that they are all securely in place and the end-clamps are all tight. Also check that the PCV valve and the hose connecting it to the manifold are securely in place. Another possibility is the Idle Air Control (IAC) valve. If it is clogged or sticking, it can cause rough idle. Refer to a service manual to diagnose the IAC valve. Other things to check: make sure that the air intake is unobstructed and clean. You might consider cleaning the manifold and throttle body. Check the air filter and replace if necessary. Let me know if you have any other questions.

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What engine code is stored in the computer? You may have a bad TPS (throttle postioning sensor), or a bad O2 sensor. Auto Zone can retrieve the code for you, and tell you what sensor it is related to.

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Sounds like a vacuum leak
Also check out EGR Valve and TPS Sensor.

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Car won't start without hitting the gas pedal? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-wont-start-without-hitting-gas.html
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With this said, you stated that the car "runs fine" until warmed up.

Q: When you start the car when cold it idles fine?
Q: If you allow the car to idle until "fully" warmed does the car stall?
Q: As the car begins to warm up, Does the RPM fluctuate abnormally?
Q: Does the car Only stall when you press on the gas pedal or does it stall just sitting and idling in addition to pressing the gas pedal?
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