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My 98 f250 just stalled out on the freeway now it just dies idling

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SOURCE: 2003 f250 po720 stalls out at idle runs but dies

if the engine is stalling at idle it will not be due to the tranny.
more than not the throttle body is mucked up.and needs to have the tbi sprayed out .
open up the air tube at the tbi intake and conferm the black carbon build up around the butter fly opening.
it is probably built up around the fly at the idle possition and causing it to die at an idle.

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