LOSS OF POWER

  • Tiny
  • jetmom2
  • Toyota Corolla

I have a standard 2001 Corolla (basic model) with 89,000 miles. When I back down a steep driveway and then go into first on flat ground, or when I start on a flat driveway and start in first on a big hill, I lose power. It seems like there is no gas reaching the engine. After 20-30 feet of crawling and almost stalling, the engine regains power and I am able to continue normally. Now this has started happening when I am driving on flat ground as well, always just after I start the car.
Any ideas what is wrong?

Monday, March 6th, 2006 AT 11:48 AM

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  • Tiny
  • fisherman
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It does that just one time?
Its the check engine light on?
When was the last time you tune-up your car?

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Monday, March 6th, 2006 AT 1:57 PM
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  • jetmom2
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[quote=" fisherman" ]it does that just one time?
Its the check engine light on?
When was the last time you tune-up your car?[/Quote]

It has happened many times over the past few weeks. There is no check engine light on.
I know the spark plugs need replacing soon. It has not been tuned since 60,000 miles, except for oil changes.

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Monday, March 6th, 2006 AT 5:35 PM

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