Car stalls

Tiny
JAYJ1995
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  • 1987 MERCURY MARQUIS
  • 5.0L
  • V8
  • RWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 124,118 MILES
Car starts but stalls in under a minute almost always. Sometimes runs a little bit longer but still dies. What could cause this?
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Thursday, January 7th, 2016 AT 11:17 PM

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Tiny
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Scan for codes and check fuel pressure with a gauge clean throttle plate on both sides and iac hole with choke cleaner.
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Friday, January 8th, 2016 AT 6:55 AM
Tiny
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No codes show up cleaned throttle body IAC egr checked fuel filter and pressure. With pressure regulator plugged in it holds 32 psi with it unhooked it holds 40 psi
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Friday, January 8th, 2016 AT 11:35 AM
Tiny
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Fel pressure should be 35-45 psi and is low that may be the problem. Check for a vacuum leak as well especially if a hose goes to map sensor.
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Friday, January 8th, 2016 AT 12:03 PM

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