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Truck will not idle

Truck will start and run for a few minutes and then shuts off...if I hold my foot lightly on the gas peddle, I can keep it running...after the engine gets hot the problem goes away...I do have a "check engine" light that comes on...have replaced the gas filter...while the truck runs it is smooth...it has about 150k on it...where do I look next?...

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This has a idle air controll motor located on top of the engine in the intake manifold should take a 8mm socket to remove. You can spray brake clean inside after it is removed to clean sometimes this goes bad. Symtoms also include idle up and down. Also if it just shuts off it could be your ingition module bolted to your distrubter 5.5mm socket to remove.

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