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After a long trip my car, a 1997 Toyota Corolla, seems to be revving or bucking when I drive. We were in Colorado so there was a lot of hard uphill climbs at times. I notice it most when I let off the gas and slow to a stop. It's a mild sensation but I still noticed it right away. Does anyone know what could be wrong?

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