won't keep running unless i step on gas pedal and backfires

Asked by kimbom Oct 30, 2011 at 01:21 PM about the 1985 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

backfires and won't keep running unless i step on gas pedal, stalls out when i let go
of the gas pedal

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Could be egr valve, a cracked / leaking vacuum hose, idle control valve, or a few other things... Would need more information to get an accurate diagnosis.

bad coil pak or timeing has jumped time causeing the backfireing.

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