Idleing

Tiny
JUSTFORFUN
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  • 1981 FIAT SPIDER
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 79,000 MILES
My Fiat stalls when putting it into reverse and will not idle
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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 AT 1:48 PM

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Tiny
DAVE H
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Hello,

This sounds like you have a vacuum leak which is common here is a guide to help you find and repair the problem.

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

Please run down this guide and report back

Cheers
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Friday, February 26th, 2010 AT 5:43 AM
Tiny
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I had this problem as well and had to replace the intake manifold gasket. FYI
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Friday, May 18th, 2018 AT 11:31 AM

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