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Fuel issue When the car first starts in the morning, it stutters and takes a bit to warm up, almost like gunk in the fuel filter. This has been going on for months, changed fuel filter. minor improvement. Now car will only travel at 15-27 mph, after several miles it may break wide open and go for a few miles at 70 then it slows itself down to 25

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Either has the common plastic intake leak or faulty mass air flow sensor by air filter, cost $25 used so the best place to start and make sure you do not have any loose connections or cracks in air intake hoses

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