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Have to hold gas down to idle car or dies on me . changed fuel filter and air filter already!

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Your car has a fuel injection problem. and needs to be taken in for service..good luck ps. with you holding your foot on the pedal to keep it running it could cause other problems that you want to avoid...

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Try a new throttle position sensor,if thats not the problem then get the codes read to know how to procede.

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