Hard to start once it starts and put into gear it dies

Tiny
CHADPETET
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  • 1991 CHEVROLET CORSICA
  • 3.1L
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 178,000 MILES
Its hard to start but when you get it started I idles fine. However, when you put it in gear it dies.
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Saturday, November 26th, 2016 AT 7:41 PM

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Tiny
KEN
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Hey Chadpetet,

It sounds like you have a vacuum leak or a tear in the air intake boot, here are couple of guides you can look at that will help you find out what the problem is.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-an-engine-vacuum-gauge

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-cranks-excessively-before-starting

Please let us know happens so it will help others.

Best, Ken
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