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Yes, This sounds exactly like what my 97 geo metro was doing. I replaced the fuel filter(thinking that was the problem, obviously it wasn't). Then I finally took it to someone who knew what they were doing and told me it was the fuel injector. I changed that and I haven't had a problem since. Sounds to me like it is definitely the fuel injector.

check the fuel pressure controller and the idle control valve, if one is messed up better to replace both as they go hand in hand.

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Q: Can the fuel injector cause a car to die?
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