1988 MR2 stalls when engine is hot

Tiny
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  • 1988 TOYOTA MR2
  • 250,000 MILES
I live in the desert and my 1988 mr2 works fine during the winter and fall months. But when the weather gets hot it pings a lot and stalls after the engine gets hot. I have to keep giving it gas to get it to move. Once I have driven about a mile it acts normal.

Problems excessive pinging and the smell of fuel when I stop.
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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 9:37 PM

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Tiny
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Check to make sure your timing is ok and check fuelpressure. Scan for codes.
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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 10:19 PM

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