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Why is my vehicle chugging and dying after a stop?

(1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera)
in Racine, WI on August 08, 2012
This is very sparattic, i may drive it for an hour, but after a stop. It will chug and die. What type of repair is needed?
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on August 09, 2012
On that year model it is also a possibility that the torque converter clutch is staying in 'lock-up' mode causing it to act like you're driving a manual trans car and not pushing the clutch in when you come to a stop.Again something needing proper diagnostics to avoid wasting money.
of Greg's Orange Auto on August 08, 2012
seek a diag and get proper est
on August 08, 2012
You will need to have some diagnostic work done to determine the cause of it dying.
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