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There are a few different things that could be causing this problem. The simplest would be to check for a blown intake gasket, after the car is shut off, look for gas leaks around the intake. If that is not the problem, you have an electrical system problem somewhere, either 1/more sensors have become faulty, or you have an injector stuck wide open.

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