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1990 Chevrolet Lumina APV Question: car starts but you have to pump the pedal to keep it running, cold or hot

 

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JaR95, Brookville, OH, September 03, 2010, 14:37
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it has [ TBI ] and happens every time. 3.1 V6

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    Visitor, September 03, 2010, 16:24

    Sounds like a bad IAC (Idle Air Control) motor. It is on the side of the TBI housing.

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    JaR95, September 03, 2010, 17:03
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    Will give this a try and let u know if it works Thanks for info
    09/15/10 . installed new IAC. Still have same problem.

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    September 11, 2010, 15:51
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    I have had same problem with my 90 apv cargo van. Intermittent, dont happen every time, especially when I take it to dealer for service.

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