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Hi, I keep losing power and stalling when I'm driving and it almost feels like I am running out of gas. The car will just refuse to start again or start and lose power after a short spell. Then, magically it will start working again for a couple of days and then repeat. This has happened three times. I have a 1982 corolla that has been altered to take unleaded fuel.

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    Hi, I keep losing power and stalling when I'm driving and it almost feels like I am running out of gas. The car will just refuse to start again or start and lose power after a short spell. Then, magically it will start working again for a couple of days and then repeat. This has happened few times. I have a 2002 corolla verso.

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First check the gas cap for venting. Toyo are known to create a vaccum on the gas tank. Second, has the gas filter been changed. 3rd, Check the timing gear on the crank shaft. the key slot tends to wear throwing the timing out. If there is any play in the crank shaft pulley it is a good sign. Good Luck

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