1982 chevy c10 it runs goods but it act like its out of gas sometime i cleaned carburetor and it ran for a little bit and it keeps doing it

Asked by Dec 15, 2015 at 04:02 AM about the 1982 Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have not change none on it but the filter in carburetor please months early
it just would cut off while driving the filter was done i change it and it ran
good know it runs sometimes its act like its running out of gas what to do

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Some things, check the carburetor gasket, they deteriorate with time, check for vacuum leaks alone the intake manifold & heads with carburetor cleaner, actually all vacuum areas, rpm would pick up if you find a leak, make sure the carburetor is clean, and check for fuel pressure, it should be like 4 to 6.5 lbs. and check the EGR valve to make sure it is closing all the way.

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