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Cold engine runs erraticly. Does not take acceleration.

Cold engine runs erraticly. Does not take acceleration. After 1 mile or so it is ok. I changed spark plug, wiring, PCV valve, air filter and did a traitment for the fuel injectors. No change.

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It may have low oil and takes some time to build up oil pressure check and make sure u have enough oil.

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