chevy corsica starts but then dies

Asked by Jul 04, 2015 at 09:34 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet Corsica

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1993 Chevy Corsica 3.1 starts, then dies. give it gas and then all it does is sputter and back fires out the air breather. wont run . don't know what to do

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Check air filter clean throttle body with throttle body cleaner spray also replace fuel filter if have not done so in a while. Add fuel injector cleaner to gas tank.

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I agree, sounds like a fuel system problem. Usually when an engine backfires out the throttle body it's an overly lean (not enough fuel) air/fuel mixture. Also check for damaged or disconnected vacuum lines. That can cause this condition as well. HTH. -Jim

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