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What would cause a car to run smooth while idleing but as soon as you put it into gear and give it a little gas it dies. If you don't touch the gas after puttin it in gear it will coast until you touch the gas and then it dies. It's a 88 chevy caprice and has a 350

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Had a similar problem with my '85 Caprice Classic with the 305cc. Turned out to be a bad throttle body gasket on the carborator. It was "sucking" in too much air. Replaced it and haven't had any trouble now for months.

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