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I have 1998 Toyota Tercel i just recently purchased with 190000kms on it. I decided to clean the engine with a degreaser because of over spray of the rust proofing. I also did a oil change and air filter. After i washed the engine it began to run really rough and the check engine came on. Now i never owned a Toyota before so i assumed that running the engine will get rid of the maoisture problem from the cleaning. Not so. I the discovered that the spark plugs were under water because this model car has the plugs vertically down a shaft that are capped off with rubber plugs that the wires lead to. I removed the water and dried the wires but it still runs really rough. HELP PLEASE.

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I would change the plugs and wire, pcv valce, fuel filter, air filter..

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