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Fuel injection? 1990 Topaz-4 cylinder

Gasoline consumption decreased from 31 mpg to 24 mpg and stayed there. Car had been out of use for about six months. Then, running a bit rough on start up, before smoothing out. Then, when sitting idling, starts to run rough, may die. Then from an idle, when press down on throttle pedal, sometimes dies.
Inside of throttle body and intake manifold, quite damp with gas, when inspected.

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Since the car sat for 6 months it could be a vaccuum line the lines are rubber or hard plastic the tend 2 dry rot or chewed by small rodents, while the car is running listen 4 whistle or check for cracks or lines off completely

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