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What would be making my car run slugish on take off

Little lit by check engine light is coming on

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Could be as simple as a fuel filter...suggest perform reg maint. , service throttle body, etc..

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Clean the inside of the throttle body and mas air flow sensor( if you have one). replace the air filter. Just a start. Tune up helps also.

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