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Why when you push on the gas it dies but when its idle it runs fine?

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βˆ™ 2006-08-03 16:36:05

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It could be a few things depending on how old the car is and other things. The easiest thing would be to have the fuel filter changed as it could be getting clogged and the increased flow of acceleration actually plugs it more. Others will probably add other things to check too, but this is inexpensive. I believe the fuel pump could also be going bad if it is an older car. It's probably fuel starved, possibly low fuel pressure or a restriction in the fuel line.

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