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The car accelerates rough from a stop then run fine at 30-40

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the car accelerates rough from a stop then run fine at 30-40 mpr. did completetume up and clemed carb
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the fuel filters?
Customer: tranny 1995 can you tell mewhere the fuel filters are?
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 1995 corolla 1.8
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just the tune up and carbclean yes I would like to fix myself
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: not that I know of car runs fine otherwise
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Hello, thanks for posting

Does the engine idle normally? Is the check engine light staying on?

Please list the items that were replaced during the tune up.

The fuel filter is located near the firewall on the driver's side by the air filter.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
engine idles well at 1000 rpm in park neutral and drive when up to speed.
plugs wires distributor cap rotor air filter were replaced
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
carburetor was cleaned also
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** *****'t see spark plugs mentioned, are they new?

I believe the ignition coil is located inside the distributor on this engine, these can cause problems due to dracks or high voltage leaks to ground try a new coil.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I replaced them
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

You replaced the coil too?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not the coil
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Ok, thanks, ***** ***** like it's something electrical breaking down, the coils are known to cause problems.