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I have a 1990 corolla carburettor. When its at normal operating condition the car jumps and runs rough. When you accelerate the car runs well. It only plays up when at idle. But when cold it runs very well.

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Check for a malfunctioning EGR valve. This valve is only selected to perform when the engine is warm. It has a vacuum diaphragm which can crack and lead to vacuum leaks. This will cause rough running. The EGR valve should be vacuum checked to see if this diaphragm is leaking. This valve can also stick open due to carbon deposits. When the valve sticks open, the fuel/air mixture is leaned out and rough running ensues. This problem is practically expected on a vehicle of that age.

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