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My 97 LeSABRE stalls. AT LOW SPEED AND WHEN I PUT IT INTO PARK. RPM GAUGE JUMPS UP AND DOWN VOLT LIGHT COMES ON.

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The only reason the voltage light comes on is because it is stalling and the reason the rpm gauge goes up is that is races up and then dies down..Sounds either you have a vacuum leak or a fuel issue..

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