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Sputtering and intermittent acceleration

Car ran fine and one morning I started it and it had very low power and accleration.Acts as though the the fuel filter is plugged but according to the feul read-out its using a whole lot of feul.It has plenty of gas . 15 gals.replace some vaccum hoses that were dry-rotted.At times , the brake pedal becomes very stiff. Service soon light comes on at times .

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Sounds like your break booster is not working. you might have a major leak of vacume there. no vacume at booster and break pedel will be hard. that will also make it feel like it dosent have any power. chk. vacume filter in line going to booster see if pluged, if its got one. if not then i would say booster is bad.

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