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Check engine light. Car misses or runs rough during initial warm up but runs smooth after motor temperature increases to normal operating range. Motor runs smooth unless you accelerate hard sometimes causing motor to hesitate or **** from misfiring prior to accelerating smooth again as RPM's increase. Plugs clean with proper gaps and no visible defects or wear with distributor or rotor.

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    Does not rev smoothly. Won't accelerate

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Sounds like a vaccum line or once again tps/poss timeing off

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