I have a 1997 cavalier. I was riding down the road last week my car was running fine. When i came to a red light my car died, but started right back up. When i tried to give it gas it would would die.

Asked by Jul 23, 2015 at 10:14 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it still starts but when i put it in gear it just
dies. IVe only changed the the fuel filter and
checked the injectors and the injectors are
fine. I dont wat else it could be someone
please help.

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Check air filter and clean throttle body and Idle Air Control valve or mass air flow sensor depending on which one your vehicle has. Add fuel injector cleaner to gas tank.

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