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First of all, if the check engine light is "ON" then that would be the place to start. If the fuel filter has not been replaced in the last 2 years then I would do that.

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Q: Are there any suggestions for a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu that experiences sputtering or chugging when trying to accelerate over 50 mph especially when going uphill or with the AC running?
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