My car sometimes misses while accelerating or going uphill. What could be the problem?

Asked by Mar 02, 2013 at 03:32 AM about the 1994 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car starts fine and travels well but eventually start missing when accelerating particularly going uphill.

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It could be old spark plugs. Try a new set and a air filter too.

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Yes, sounds like the ignition system is breaking down. Do a complete tune-up first. HTH. -Jim

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