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My car keeps dying if I take my foot off the gas..

I just started having problems with my car (1998 malibu), when I start it I have to hot break it, (one foot on the break & one on the gas to keep it running) then even after its warm I still have to do the same thing when I am driving the car. I dont know why this is but could someone help me.

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  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    well they just changed the motor from one malibu to another, the motor thats in my car came from my other car, for the first few days It ran great not this issue.... as for the motor it runs great.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    my 1999 chevy malibu done the same thing it was caused from the map sensor good luck

  • adam May 11, 2010

    does the motor get ruff and shut off? when your driving down the road or accelerating is the motor ruff running or smooth?

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Remove and clean the mass air flow sensor and see if it makes any difference. (can be cleaned with carb cleaner and Q tip)

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