Q: Car shuts off when stepping on pedal

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Car starts step on gas to go the car dies

My car has 190000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi There, A number of things may cause the car to shut off when stepping on the gas pedal such as a bad fuel pump, a vacuum leak, a clogged fuel filter or a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to take a look at your vehicle to properly diagnose and repair.

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