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My car has been acting rough for a while now, I used to just have a problem after starting it up, but after the car warmed up it wouldn't stall, but not it will stall at any given time.
I've replaced the plugs/wires/cap/rotor and run cleaner through it. What could the problem be? I'm not to smart when it comes to this stuff but I'm trying to learn and my guess is one of the following; O2 Sensors (I have never changed these in the 70,000 miles I have put on it(how many & where are they located)), fuel pump, or fuel pressure regulator maybe you guys could help me out and narrow it down, and possibly recommend a cheap place to buy the parts from to fix it.

Help PLEASE!!
 

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What's the engine do when you are idling? Does it rev up and down and sometimes stall out? I would also check your timing and make sure that it is set properly.
 

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what do you mean by run cleaner through it?? Are we talking fuel injector cleaner, taking the accordian off and spraying the intake, engine flush, etc...
 

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fuel injector cleaner is useless unless you have recently changed your fuel filter. If you think about it... the fuel runs to your filter and attacks all the gunk there, and never makes itinto the injectors.

How many miles do you have and how does the car drive once you go above idle??

I would look for a vacuum leak and clean out the throttle body/intake manifold with intake cleaner.
 

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Well, throughout the last week I managed to cure my stalling problems, all I did was remove the IAB solenoid and replace, I lost a screw that bolted it down to the IM. It was dropped somewhere in the engine bay and I couldn't find it at all. Maybe that screw was it's problem:sleep: I don't know this car is a big POS and I can't wait until the day I can get rid of it!
 
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