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Car idols high at start some times, slow to

2000 Pontiac Grand Prix v6 3.8
Car idols high at start some times, slow to accelerate when i first started driving home, taking twice as long to get to 30 as normal, and by the time i got home (half hour drive) it seemed fine still idoling high, but it does that from time to time. flashing service engine soon light.

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