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Dies when slowing down & @ idol.

Generally starts fine but idols low (around 550rpm). When I take my foot of the gas while driving it dies, and usually have to hit the gas pedal to get it to start back. Also strong smell of exhaust and smokes on cold starts.

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    same thing just happened to me



  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    when slow down or come to a stop the engine dies. this doent happen all the time just need to know what to do to fix the problrem

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I had the same problem and it was because the air filter was clogged

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You probably have cracked heads. I had the same problem with my truck

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