what would i need to do to keep it running so i may drive
Sounds like your throttle position sensor needs to be changed out.
i have alot of people tell me this , but know one seems to kno where it is located
This throttle body is similar to your's but the location is where you see the arrow. Click on the pic and it will enlarge for a better view.
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