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It,starts but runs ruff but when you gave it gas it will die

My car will start but when I gave it gas it will die

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  • tabbylee54 May 10, 2009

    I was driving my car and I went to gave it gas and it sounded like it wasn,t getting gas and it just died ,could start it but it ran ruff and every time I gave it gas it would die

  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Sounds like bad fuel injectors.

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Sounds like a possible fuel pump it is common for the fuel pumpo on these to have just enough pressure and volume to idle but not enough to rev. You should check your fuel pressure there is a port on the injector rail for using a screw on pressure guage check your fuel pressure specs and go from there. dont hold me to it but i beleive that car is supposed to have roughly 40 psi

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  • chubby54 May 10, 2009

    not bad fuel injectors. fuel injectors generally go out one at a time not all at once. notice the person was driving when it died

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