Q: No power when pressing gas pedal

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When accelerating from a red light,stop sign. trying to enter highway no power when applying pressure to gas pedal. i have to ease off and car will run ok. same thing when trying to go up hill if i am behind other cars, no power to go up hill. However, if there are no cars i can get up to 45 mph and go up hill at 50-60 mph.

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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