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99 MERCURY COUGAR V6 2.5 WHEN STARTING IT REVS UP LIKE YOUR TRYING TO BURN OUT WO STEPPING ON THE GAS AND THEN SHUTS OFF ANY IDEAS?

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February 06, 2007 5:21PM

Check the throttle linkage. I once saw a dragonfly that had been caught in the linkage, making the engine race like that. Start with the easy stuff first.