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Sluggish Acceleration The vehicle often struggles when trying to speed up while driving. The is no engine light.

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How many miles on engine? if over 100k check fuel pressure if good check your catalytic converter(s) on exhaust system you check that by loosening the bolts for front exhaust pipe to see if engine performance any better if possible list maintenance details for possible easier diagnosis

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A high mileage vehicle usually suffers from any number of maintenance related deficiencies. I would address the Fuel filter maintenance first. It's the cheapest and easiest of the solutions. Lack of fuel pressure under higher demand due to acceleration will result in a sluggish engine. The engine would idle fine and even run fine at high speed but would be sluggish under acceleration. Other more complecated solutions would be worn Ignition coils, Worn spark plugs, Timing belt stretched or jumped timing and the most expensive would be loss of compression in the cyllinders.

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