Q: Car stalls when i floor it

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Car stalls when i floor the gas even when im out of gear. If i accelerate gently or with high rpm i can avoid this.

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The loss of power is ue to a clogged fuel filter or fuel pressure is too low. Have fuel filter replaced and pressure checked and problem will be isolated to one or both the clogged filter and fuel pump.

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