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My car has a problem where when i exalerate

My car has a problem where when i accelerate it has a chugging, lagging feeling till it gets higher in rpm.
To describe the feeling more I would say it feels like to my limited knowledge as miss firing.
I have had the car recently serviced and would have assumed that they would have done the plugs and points.
I have had someone mention it could be the timing chain?
Do you have any ideas or advice on how I may be able to trouble shoot my problem.

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It could be timing or it may be a bad speed control sensor. have someone check the timing. if the timing is ok then id try the sensor its not that expensive. should be under 50 dollars at auto zone.also when you say you had it serviced are you meaning a tune up as well if you havent had the car tuned up in the last 35-40,ooo miles id have that done as well.

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