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Idle speed incorrect , fuel filter clogged , fault in fuel system , faulty emissions system components , faulty or incorrectly gapped spark plugs , vacuum leak at the thottle body , intake manifold or vacuum hoses

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Q: Why would your car stall in reverse when you press on the gas a little?
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