Q: My engine immediately goes to max throttle when i start it. It is a carburetor engine and i think its a vacuum leak but not sure.

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My engine immediately goes to max throttle when i start it. It is a carburetor engine and i think its a vacuum leak but not sure

My car has 131500 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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