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The engine will not Idle all of a sudden. If we do not keep our foot on the gas to force the idle it dies. What could have happened?

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  • jabetteley Sep 10, 2008

    Occassional rough starts, won't idle without stepping on the gas. Today the same problem and check engine light came on. Put some STP gas treatment in it and filled with premium. Disconnected battery to clear code/check engine light. Could it be something else?

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Vacuum hose elbow collapsed or split.
Located at engine manifold, passenger side, to the right of oil fill.

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