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Hi. I own a 1986 Subaru GL hatchback with 172k, non-turbo, CB ,4x4, engine code 7,w/a/c, no p/s, and in almost perfect condition, but recently about a week ago for some odd reason the RPM guage goes crazy while at idle or accelerating and does'nt read the correct RPM but rather jumps around where the RPM should be, and while this is happening the motor pings and bogs down and basically is very hard to accelerate. It feels as if the spark is not being delivered correctly. I also just replaced the plugs, wires, cap, and rotor, and tested the alternator and coil which are both good. Could it possibly be a bad distributor? Please help!

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Thats your problm that distributor it control your rpm and fire and gas

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