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2000 Toyota corolla has trouble accelerating from stop. It will often be able to accelerate and no matter what I do it will not speed up. Eventually it kicks in and speeds up, but it can take from seconds to minutes to get past a crawl speed. When I put my foot on the gas it feels like the car almost slows down. Once it is up past 25 mpg or so this is never a problem.

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Sounds like an exhaust issue, clogged cat, or airflow, check for cracked lines a little air can do a lot

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I have the same car. So far no problems with the Transmision. I had the Trans oil change out every 60 K Sure sounds like you need to get the Transmision checked. Is the fault light on. I have invested ina fault code reader sure is worth it. 
Good luck.  Vilmos

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throttle position sensor needs to be changed

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Try changing out your distributer cap and rotor button. Let me know if that solves your problem.


Thx

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your fuel injectors are clogged

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