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Dies out will not stay running. i have to keep idle around 1500 or 2000 rpm or it will idle up and down and die out.after a few minutes of high idle it stays runnin.ALSO ANOTHER THING there's a humming sound coming from the rear i,ve had the transmisson, rear brakes reparied.

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Do a fuel pressure test

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