Sorry I didn't expound on my previous promblems with the car.
I replaced the fuel filter when I first bought my car a year ago.
It's been in the shop for quite some time now.
It needs a new cap&rotor, spark plugs,ignition wires. Basically a tune up.
The engine response was a bit sluggish with him not ever driving the car to come to the conclusion is not to far fetched.
My buddy is the owner of the shop so I respect his expertise but he could be wrong. He primarily works on imports.
I had 2 cars at the time and it really wasn't a priority. I regret it now not taking care of the car.