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Check for a vaccum leak at the base of the carb gasket. Also check all major vaccum leak sources.... EGR valve, power brake vaccum hose, pcv valve sticking open. etc. If the car attempts to leap forward when it dies (like when you pop the clutch on a standard) you have a bad "Torque converter lockup module". Its on the transmission. You don't have to replace it - just unplug it. The car will work fine without it.

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Q: Why would a 1985 Monte Carlo die when you put it in gear?
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