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I'm having a hesitation acceleration problem with my Rav4. what can i do to fix the problem? When i step down on the gas pedal , the vehicle takes awhile to go. I have to deaccelerate resume control.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa!

It can be a bad TPS (throttle position sensor) or a failing MAF (mass air flow) sensor. If the TPS is faulty, you'll have late or too advance throttle response so this will require replacement if that's the case. If MAF is faulty, there will be vacuum irregularities. One good reason why it has a delay too.
Have both checked and replaced if necessary.

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