Why does it do this

Tiny
JOHNNIE WHITLEY
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  • 1994 GEO PRIZM
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 236,000 MILES
Car runs good going down the road but dies and is hard to start when you try to accellarate from a dead stop
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Saturday, November 20th, 2010 AT 8:37 PM

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Tiny
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Have you checked for vacuum leaks? Fuel pump pressure? Has the check engine light come on?
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Saturday, November 20th, 2010 AT 8:42 PM
Tiny
JOHNNIE WHITLEY
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Check engine light has not been on and it does work but I dont know about the fuel pump wouldnt it actup driveing down the road?
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Saturday, November 20th, 2010 AT 8:48 PM
Tiny
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It may not be producing enough pressure. When you accellerate, the fuel may not be there causing the engine to die.
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Saturday, November 20th, 2010 AT 9:55 PM
Tiny
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Ok thanks
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Saturday, November 20th, 2010 AT 11:49 PM
Tiny
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Let me know what you find or if you need directions.

Joe
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Sunday, November 21st, 2010 AT 3:18 AM

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