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Just started up my 1997 4runner after it sat 4 days - made a couple of pop sounds then ran rough. I allowed it to warmup and idle down. when I accelerate in Drive or in Reverse it makes several popping noises. Same results with or without load of air conditioner runner

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Check spark plugs for fouling,check or change fuel filter

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