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88 yoy p/u-- efi-- 2.4 --2x4....ran great at idle but up around 55mph and put in pasting gear with the gas to the floor it engine cuts off... wont start unless u turn the ign switch off then back on in order to crank mup the nengine... then if run find again

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There is a 'wot' (wide open throttle) switch somewhere connected to the gas pedal or the fuel system. Usually it only turns off the air conditioner to protect it from excessive rpms. If it somehow is affecting the fuel or ignition system, I suspect a computer problem. Have the codes checked, at this age, the computer may be failing.

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

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SOURCE: engine wont idle unless you keep your foot on the gas pedal

First, try a new accelerator pump. They're less than $10 and easy to install. On the side of the carburator, near the linkage. It's simple a small rubber diaphragm.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: ran out of gas,put 2 gals in tank got it started

the debris from the bottom off the tank may have clogged the fuel filter and or the injectors. theres no fuel getting into the engine, change fuel filter, thats about $25.00. if problems persists try an injector cleaner.

Posted on Nov 25, 2010

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This sounds like one of 2 possible causes, 1 the timing gear or crank pin has sheered or the fuel system is vapor locked.

Posted on Dec 08, 2010

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You need to pull the fuel line from the carburetor and watch for fuel flow as someone cranks over the engine. Sounds as though the pump has gone out or possibly just blown a fuse.

Posted on Mar 20, 2011

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SOURCE: engine stalling when i step on gas petal. Idles

check the distributor cap,, clean any corrosion that's in the cap,, clean off the rotor tip,, you may need a new set of plugs, and or wires , if these don't fix the issue,, get some carb cleaner and spray it into the carb or throttle body of your motor, and check the idle control sensor in your vehicle

Posted on Sep 23, 2011

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