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Acceleration problems My daughter is still having problems with her 2000 Plymouth neon. It used to sometimes will bog down when she accelerates, Started out just doing it on hills to the point that she can not keep the speed. Now it is happening on the flats as well. Additionally, the engine light comes on and off randomly?

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