Without a check engine light, I would start by checking vacuum hoses for leaks. Also, I want you to check fuel pump pressure. Here is a how to for checking:
The reason I'm asking for these thing is because there is no light. THe check engine would have indicated a problem with an electrical component or sensor.
You will need a fuel pressure tester. Most parts stores will lend or rent one to you.
Let me know what you find.
Friday, February 19th, 2010 AT 9:54 PM