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Hesitation My Toyota has 122,000 miles on it but I replaced the engine last December with a compatible engine with 50,000 miles. About 2 weeks ago, my car started hesitating badly. Thought it was bad gas and used a fuel infecter fluid to solve problem. No good. Brought it to a mechanic who checked everything out on his diagnostic computer, checked timing belt(recently replaced also) and then gave up. Suggested taking it to a dealership but I am not close to one and would like to use that as a last resort. Have other options for repair shops but would like to know what you think. It starts up great, idles smooth and doesnt start to really hesitate badly until I step on the gas to get up to about 30. By the way, the mechanic did replace the fuel filter when he had it. When driving and during the severve hesitation I do hear knocking too. Please let me know if you can help me solve this problem and what you think it might be. Thank you for your time Chris

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Try changing the knock sensor

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