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The car sputter and bucks when taking off.

I have a 2000 RAV4 when I take off it starts out fine and within a few seconds it will sputter like it isn't getting enough fuel in 2nd gear it sputters even more. I used to be able to take off in 2nd gear now it wants to stall out. Even at speed in 5th you can feel it sputter a little.

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You may wanna try replacing your spark plugs and wires or take a look at you catalic converter, it may be stopped up.

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Vacum leak check hoses for leak ,
Spray ether while runing does it change speed?
Clean the mass air flow sensor. with carb cleaner.
The hose to EGR check it.

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Has the fuel filter been changed ? if not it is time to change it reguardless . and tune up? this sounds like a fuel filter change it and see what happens also if no tune up and air filter then it is time to have that done as well.

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