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1990 Camry runs roughly when accelerating, especially up hills...

I own a 1990 model Toyota Camry, automatic. Just recently I've found that when I accelerate it runs roughly, especially when I accelerate up hills. Would this be a problem with the spark plugs?

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This could be a problem with plugs, wires, distributors, fuel filter or fuel injectors. Try changing the plugs and wires first, then the fuel filter. If you are changing the plugs and wires, make sue you use anti seizing compound and dielectric grease.

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My 88 toyota camry wont accelerate when i step on the gas pedal


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