My 1989 cavalier z24 2.8l stops running as soon as I take my foot off the gas

Asked by Oct 11, 2015 at 05:40 PM about the 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If I hold the gas peddle in
park it stays running but as
soon as I take my foot off the
gas it dies

2 Answers

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did u change the fuel filter? if that does not help, check fuel pressure. u may need a fuel pump

15

Fuel pump or FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR ...also research asking about the IDLE AIR system ... I seen similar cars behave this way and it was the EGR Valve... In this case I would also check the ignition control module... Or ignition coils.... Check them... Perhaps something in the fuel injection system not letting it stay ON .. dirty injectors or perhaps the Air Temperature Sensor located near air intake.. Works as MAF Sensor... Check the Throttle position se sor too. Good luck man.

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