car doesn't want to take gas when idle

Asked by Apr 13, 2014 at 04:31 PM about the 1994 Saturn S-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car runs great down the road. When you stop and press the gas pedal the car stalls and dies, then you have to push it all the way to the floor to start. doesn't matter if its been running or just started. other then that it runs fine.

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Possibly dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate

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or the throttle position sensor is faulty, Is the SES light on?

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