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I have an 88 tbird 5.0 auto and the issue I am having is that I have to keep my foot on the gas or the car will at first rev up and down until it finally cuts off. Also, when I drive the car from more than one place to another I have to push the gas pedal to the floor in order for it to start and sometimes smoke comes from the exhaust and I smell gas. Any help is appreciated.

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Not sure about the idle speed thing, but it sounds like one or more injectors is dripping (not fully closing). That would cause the smoking/gas smell. You should take them out and have a specialized shop like RC Engineering clean them. Might also be the idle issue.

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