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On my 1978 toyota camry the rpm's go up and down at idle and while driving. What is wrong with it? Please help.

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Hi, the problem your having could be down to a couple of things it could be blocked or dirty injectors or an idle valve playing up, the first thing you should try would be the injectors.

You should try this first as it dont involve changing any parts and usually solves the problem your having.
go to your local filling station or car spares shop and buy a good fuel line cleaner make sure you buy the correct type ie petrol or diesel, a good brand to buy is called Red X so check if they sell this if not buy a decent one and not the cheapest then follow the instructions on back of bottle.

they usually tell you to have between half and a full tank of fuel or even have a full tank of fuel, dont do that make sure you have half a tank as this ensures the mixture is not to weak and makes it work a lot faster so if it says a full tank just have about half a tank or just over.
You then pour the product into your tank, what you then need to do is give your car a good run for about 20 to 30 min of driving time, for the first 10min or so drive normally but after this time start accelerating a bit harder for the next 10 min then drive normal for the last 10min doing this ensure you are using the injection system under pressure and doing this will clean the whole system and clean all of your injectors.
after doing this you should find the problem is gone and you car should be running as normal.

if its not then you need to start looking at things like air flow sensor or idle control valve but dont think about these until you have tried the fuel line cleaner as this will most often solve the problem your having.

If after using the fuel line cleaner you still have the problem then post me a message back then ill do my best to assist you further, their is no point in replacing any parts until your sure that the problem isnt just contaminated fuel line or injector blockage,

let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

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