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Power loss / low idle speed

The engine ''chugs'' when accelerating and it also ''chugs'' while idling. This has been occurring for about a week and now the check engine light is blinking when it ''chugs''

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    engine chugs on acceleration under load, no check engine light

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This could be a multitude of things but my first suggestion would be to change the spark plugs. They are cheap and can be bought at any auto parts store.

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