a couple of things. 1: does it drive good doesnt stumble when driving if not the carby might be flooding..... 2: if it runs great and only dies when the brakes are applied, does it idle rough then die, it might be the brake booster.
maybe your tcc solenoid, which is in the transmission. my 84 montecarlo did that with a new carb
The power brake booster is bad.
A leak in the brake booster is one common reason why a car would stall or hesitate when the brakes are pushed. There could also be an obstruction in the brake line.
the brakes were not fixed properly some part is installed wrong
Yes, but the entire braking system would need changed. It would be easier and cheaper to buy a car with ABS.
I would check the point gap and timing first. If that does not correct it, I would check the carburetor float level.
You can get brakes from any automotive supply store or the dealership. I would highly recommend that you have them professionally installed, since if they are installed incorrectly you could get into a car accident. Brakes can be done at almost any type of repair shop, however I would usually go to one that is recommended for that particular service or the dealership.
It could be a leaking vacuum hose to the power brake booster or the membrane in the booster could have a hole. When the brakes are applied, the booster is opened to the engine vacuum via the hose. The vacuum leak would then increase, causing the engine to stall.
It can be the idle control solonoid on the throtle body.
you might have a vacuum leak in your intake manifold
speedo hooked up or working properly? Assuming that has the 2.8 L engine with a carburetor, the carburetor may be in need of a rebuild.
Float level to HIGH, Needle and seat not installed correct are damaged. Carburetor not CLEANED correct. Fuel pressure to high. That engine should only have 6 to 9 lbs. of fuel pressure.
There could be a fouled out spark plug that would cause this. However the carburetor is the most common issue with these symptoms.
Fuel starvation. Blocked air/fuel filters. Fuel pump delivery rate wrong or carburetor needle valve stuck.
I would say a vacumn leak. Check hoses, measure vacumn with running at idle and at idle when brakes applied. This assumes you have power brakes and it idles well without the brakes applied. Please make sure that the clutch is working properly... Does your clutch work properly?
it sounds like you may have a short somewhere in your lighting wiring. its grounding out and stalling the motor.
I would suspect a leaking brake booster. When you apply the brakes, the extra vacuum needed, causes the engine to stall. Check the brake booster vacuum line and the booster itself. You also might want to replace all vacuum lines if the car is over 10 years old.
If it had a carburetor it would be on top of the engine but it has fuel injection there instead.
There is no reason you would have to.
You would adjust the brakes on a vehicle with abs brakes the same way you would adjust the brakes on a vehicle without abs brakes.
because if you stop immediately then the car will stall.
does my 1996 pontiac ga stall out in park
if you have a cracked distributor cap then water would get inside it and make your car stall.
If you're talking front ones, and they were installed properly and the system doesn't develop other problems to cause premature wear, and also depending if you're talking city or highway driving, not to mention what quality of parts were installed, I would expect about 35,000. If you have rear drum brakes and you keep them adjusted every 12,000 miles your fronts may last longer. If we are talking rear shoes I would expect 75,000 miles, rear disc brakes about 50,000 miles
Not to be a smart alec, however you shouldn't have a carburetor on your truck. It would be a throttle body. If it is a throttle body injection, then I would suspect that your fuel filter is plugged. Change that, and you should be fine. There is one other possibility, you may also have a bad pressure regulator.
Whoever installed them did something wrong ! - Old aircraft mechanic rule -if something goes wrong always check the last job .