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Why would this engine run fine for months and then act like it was running out of fuel ie wount rev past 2000rpm surging stalling etc

This is especelley bad in summer months or after idling no chec engine light

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Check the gas fuel filter and air filter and sparks.

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Engine wont rev above 2000rpm


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My 2005 Town & Country (3.3L Engine) 114K miles is acting strange. I often have difficulty keeping the engine running. For example the ignition key turns just fine but doesn't sustain the engine on...


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Self-adjusting idle brain often idles 1500-2000rpm range.


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