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Ford Ranger XL

Why would your carburetated standard car start up and idle fine but dies when you try to move with it in gear?

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01/10/2007

vacuum leak, choke set wrong, out of time, dirty carb, fuel filter dirty, bad fuel might need tune up some plugs might be missing (not Firing). But vac leak sounds likely.