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1995 Toyota Rav4 engine shuts off when slowing down and stopping

1997 Toyota Rav4 in excellent condition up to Dec.2008. While engine is on and vehicle is slowing down or has stopped suddenly the engine would cut of. The radio and the light could still be turned on.
On starting the engine it would flutter and take about 10 to 15 mins to turn on again. Sometimes it would take up to 30 mins. The Spark plugs were changed in Oct 2008 (5 month ago) and then again on Feb.2009 (2 wks ago) on the recommendation of a Mechanic.

Today we installed new platinum sparks plygs recommended by the auto shop salesperson,

We noticed debris around two of the extensions connected to the spark
plugs.

Please help us in finding a soulution to this problem.

Thanking you in advance for your recommendaations.

Desperate of problem being solved.

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