car starts but sputters and dies.. what could be wrong?

Asked by Nov 05, 2012 at 08:22 PM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I don't know if you have the same problem as I did but mine was the PCV valve elbow where deterioration took over the rubber and made a BIG vacuum leak that made my car not really sputter but it wanted to stall out sitting still.

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