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My car stutters at idle, and gets worse when i first accelerate from a stop, lately it seems to hesitate till i push the pedal a 1/4 of the way down, then it drives normally, what could it be?

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Investigate your oxygen sensor. When it fails it causes your car to run rich which would kill the engine after running for awhile. If there is some one who could come and read the codes on the car would help isolate the problem. Some places will do that for free if you can get it there. Also your fuel pump might be failing. I have had both things happen of different vehicles with similar symptoms.

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