Only runing while pushing on gas what could it be

Asked by Mar 01, 2015 at 07:40 PM about the 2005 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Jumps really bad at stop signs died ones
turn a corner then last note I was going 65
and it just died now it will start but only
stays started while pushing on gas

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113,245

Sounds like it could be dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate. Is your check engine light on?

19,890

Any check engine lights on? It could be a few different things.

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