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The car stays on a short time even when i turned it off.

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This sounds like a carburetted model and needs to be looked at by someone who know carbs. What happens is fuel continues to leak down the venturi of the carb and the engine "diesels" by precombustion. If this carb can not be repaired, get an Edlebrock to replace it. Low maintenance and good perfromance.

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Carb should be rebuilt or replaced. Then check linkage for binding

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