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I have an 1989 4.3 it wont start unless i press the gas pedal down. then once it is started it idles fine but as soon as you put it into gear and try to give it throttle it dies, but if i am lucky enough to get it to go it will run ok for a short period then it will begin to miss and then run smooth for a few miles then miss again but it misses more times than not. i have replaced all the spark components cap,button,wires and plugs but it didnt help.

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Change the gas filter if you havn't already done so. It sounds like fuel restriction to me or perhaps a faulty fuel pump or cheap gas has blocked the gas filter. Hope this helps! Good luck!

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