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93 volvo labored idle...unreliable response with gas pedal.

I have a 93 wagon that has had no service issues untill a week ago. Now the car does not want to start when first accelerated and when it finally does after several attempts it idles rough and awkward. while driving after slowing down or stopping when pressure is applied to the gas pedal the response time is delayed. It seems like a gas/air ratio problem. Also the car has a kind of increasing whirring noise as it gains speed.

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You have to change the spark plugs

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