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Mold needs moisture and darkness to grow Pull the car out into the driveway and roll down the windows Sunlight will kill whatever is exposed Get this stuff https://moldzyme.com/ It works best when atomized - a sprayer can get close Remove the cabin air filter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrTcTbUux2o Run the HEATER at full blast and spray the car with ...
You have started correctly by cleaning the interior of the car. Keep it clean and eliminate physically any mold present, this always helps prevent the spreading. Mold also requires some degree of moisture; your problem would probably not happen in places with 50% or less of relative humidity. There is not much you can do about the weather, but you can use ...
Here is a video that shows the process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G2_Q1j4MzE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SonsC1u_6M0 I had a Mercedes that had a problem of mold growing on the leather. We had to get a anti mildew leather cleaner and take it to the leather.
I think what you are experiencing is normal behavior for just about any rear-wheel drive vehicle (and probably most front wheel drives, but to a lesser extent). This is due to the loading/unloading of the drive train as the engine (as you suggested) is forced to catch up to the movement force which is being counter acted upon. To put it out there a little ...
The nature of your problem suggests a vacuum leak and the gas smell suggests an evaporative emissions control (EVAP) leak. Might be worth a check.
Plug an ODB2 reader and check for any fault codes. Might be related to the coils/plugs like Joel said, could also be a fuel trim issue caused by bad O2 sensors. An ODB2 reader would let you check all of this. Could just be the idle valve on the Throttle body. Do you still have the stock TB? Would be worth a try to swap them. If not, make sure it's clean.
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