My car starts rough and the idle is sporadic sometimes it dies. Once iM driving it sputters from time to time

Tiny
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  • 2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM
  • 188,000 MILES
I have figured out that there is gas that comes out of the fuel pressure regulator when I shut it off and while I was checking around, I found that the map sensor was unplugged I plugged it in and I don't think it made much difference. Do you have any ideas to point me in the right direction? Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks
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Friday, September 14th, 2012 AT 11:51 PM

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Tiny
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Scan for codes and check fuel pressure first.
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Saturday, September 15th, 2012 AT 1:26 AM
Tiny
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It showed no code and the check engine light isn't on.
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Saturday, September 15th, 2012 AT 1:29 AM
Tiny
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Reread my answer. Also clean the throttlep plateon both sides with choke cleaner. It gums up and causes poor idle
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Saturday, September 15th, 2012 AT 1:34 AM

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