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1988 Buick Estate Wagon stalls occasionally then wont start

Have an old 88 Buick Wagon that gets about 33 mpg on the highway, so don't want to give up on just yet. Recently it's been stalling after deceleration. After stall the engine briefly (less than a second) starts, but then runs very rough and doesn't respond to the throttle. When attempting to restart it will occasionally make a "muffled pop" noise under the hood. Never seem to have the issue when starting the car cold, but once it stalls it has to cool off for a long time before it will succesfully start again. I've been told it might have something to do with the TPS. Any insight would be very much appreciated.

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Change out ur fuel filters, theymay have trash in them, especially if u ran it low in may also be the fuel pump going out, check out the filters first..goodluck.

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