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Tercel 1997 Hey! I am driving across canada with my 1997 tercel. Yesterday, when the car was stopped (but still running) I noticed that the engine was fluctuating. There is no rpm display on the car but I suspect that the rpm was not stable. At a certain point it felt like it was almost going to turn off. Today, I drove the car for 80 km with no problem while driving... It accelerates normally, it makes no suspicious noise or anything. Could this be an alternator problem? I don't really know about cars so that's the only thing I can think of! Thanks!

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I had the same problem, check if there's any oil in the spark plugs, or maybe one of the wires is loose or the plug is bad.

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