My car starts normally then revs up to 1500 rpms then goes back down and dies. I start it a second time and it starts fine and stays running. Any suggestions to what might be wrong?

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Asked by Apr 16, 2015 at 06:52 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Impala Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It started as an intermittent  problem about 3 weeks ago and is now happening at
almost every start. Also noticed it's idling high at 1500 in park but not at stoplights

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Sounds like a vacume leak, possibly the throttle body gasket but check all other vacume lines.

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What camarocollector said,and check the IAC ,idle air control valve,may need cleaning all so.

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