Car starts and runs but then shuts off

Tiny
INDIAMW
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  • 1996 CHEVROLET LUMINA
  • 3.1L
  • V6
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 129,000 MILES
I can start the car and it will crank just fineand run but will continuously cut off until it warms up then it doesnt do it.
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Saturday, December 12th, 2015 AT 11:37 AM

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Tiny
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Check for a vacuum leak, the computer is richening the fuel mix to compensate. Clean throttle plate on both sides and iac hole with choke cleaner
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Saturday, December 12th, 2015 AT 11:45 AM
Tiny
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Whereabouts are the throttle body plates located at and are they hard to get to and clean. What is the iac hole?
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Saturday, December 12th, 2015 AT 7:14 PM
Tiny
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It is all in throttle body where duct work leads to engine from air cleaner. You'll see all of it. He iac hole is kind of oblong
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Sunday, December 13th, 2015 AT 7:52 AM

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