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Car sputters when

My car sputters when I start exhilarating between 20 and 50 kms, when above 50 it runs smooth, also idles extremely well and starts just fine. I have owned this car for the last 2 years with only 145,000 orig kms. I do know that I need a new Catalytic converter, Could this be the problem?

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It sounds like you should replace the spark plug wires and go from there. good luck.

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