Why my 1978 cutlass won't stay running

Asked by Oct 07, 2013 at 11:21 PM about the 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Question type: General

changed all spark plugs and put in new
distributor and also put in new fuel filter..
will start if foot in on gas but when I let go
of gas it goes off. .. what do I do to fix

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5,480

Turn your idle screw on the carb up and make sure your timeing is correct

86,935

Could need a carb overhaul, idle jets plugged.

5,480

Thats true

1,540

check your electric idle solenoid. internal on this carb.?

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290

I would agree with previous posts. Try servicing the carb. and maybe the injectors. Could also be the fuel pressure regulator.

5,480

If it has a carb it will not have injectors and a fuel pressure regulator

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