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The truck idles perfect in and out of gear (auto trans), but when in gear and give it a little gas it dies out . also when i pull up to stops - the truck goes good as normal if i give it a lot of gas or power-brake it past the low/easy pedal.

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May have plugged fuel filter...likely also plugged exhaust component like a catylitic converter plugged may also do this.

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