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1998 Corolla sputters through first gear

My car starts and idle's just fine. When I go to accelerate from a stop it struggles and sputters through first gear and once I get to about 15mph, or it shifts, everything seems to be ok. Occasionally in other gears I feel a slight sputter, but it doesn't last.

Also, this does not happen every time I accelerate from a stop. It is more pronounced after the car has been sitting for a while, and sometimes seems as if the car is going to die (but it never has). It is slowly getting worse, and since I have a tight budget, would like to get some ideas before trying to take it anywhere.

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SOURCE: 1998 corolla sputters sometimes in first gear

sounds to me like the Maf sensor is going bad map is the
mass air flow located right after the air box

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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