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I have a 1988. The first 4-5 miles it runs real smooth, no problems, but then it starts bucking like it is going to die, sometimes it does but starts up right away, other times, it restarts it self. If you have to keep restarting it a few times, it will then not start at all until it cools. What is the problem?

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  • christinecob May 08, 2010

    Thanks for the help. Can you tell me where the EGR is exactly. Thanks

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EGR needs to be checked out

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