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Plenty of gas in tank, but Neon will not stay running after it's cranked. It only keeps running if I keep pumping the gas pedal. Engine will not idle. Is it the fuel line or filter? No prior problems. Thanks

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    HAVE THE FUEL PRESSURE TESTED.

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Many things can cause this. There was a recall on throttle bodies from 1998-2000,maybe yours fits in there. Go by VIN not date on door. Check the fuel pressure,you need special equipment for this. If all else fails,you probably need a t.p.s.(throttle position sensor). Might need to replace the entire throttle body to get the sensor.

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