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When I'm accelerating from a stop, sometimes when I'm pressing on the gas pedal, my car doesn't have any power. It seems not to be going into gear. It takes about 8 seconds for it to catch. Also, it also seems to idle high when I first start it.

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Is there a check engine light on? also you can locate the mass air flow sensor. it is a rectanglular shaped box on the intake air duct, after the air filter. remove the connector to see if the engine operates any better. if it does you have found the problem. this part is approximately $100

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