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Runs rough and dies at low rpms

The car will eventually start and runs okay at high rpms but once I take my foot of the gas it chugs and dies.

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This can be a number of things but you can try process of elimination.

It could be:
1. Bad spark plugs, wires or rotor
2. Fuel pump ,not getting enough fuel, check and replace fuel filter
3. Not getting enough air, check filter or clog
4. Try getting a fuel injection cleaning.

Without seeing it or hands on it could be a number of things.

try checking those to start to narrow it down. And it always could be something else as well such as timing etc..

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Posted on May 19, 2009

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Your car may be running to rich. Try changing the dizzy cap and see that works, if not your timing may be out.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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