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My car spits and smutters when I try to start it but it want hold a start until I blow it out or accelerate several times, then it starts and drives like nothing is wrong with it,it doesn't do it anymore until I have to start it again

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Could be your spark plugs or the cables are getting old. that or your battery is getting up in age and losing the cold crank charge for the car to turn over. if not that i would have the air intake sensor looked at might be not getting a correct oxygen intake reading and the sensor couldbe causing you the problem.. just some ideas.. hope they could help.

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