Jercking and acceleration hesitation, exhaust whistle and inability to climb hill

Tiny
MACVERACITY
  • 2001 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 4.0L
  • 4 CYL
  • RWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,400 MILES

When I start it after some time it will jerck and if I tries to accelerate while in motion it equally jerck. Very slow in climbing hill and exhaust whistles when I accelerates harder.
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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 AT 6:40 PM

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Tiny
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Is the check engine light on? Have you checked to see if the catalytic converter is plugging?

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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 AT 6:53 PM
Tiny
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Yes the check engine light is on and the catalytic converter is plugging.
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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 AT 7:19 PM
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That's the problem. Let me know if you have other questions.

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Thursday, May 29th, 2014 AT 6:51 PM

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