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Rev up motor will not pass 3000 rpm put in drive very slugish!

I have a ford sport trac 2001 with a 4.0L motor. I changed the spark plugs and cable it was not easy I say! and after I had finished the truck will not idle correct it idles at 500 RPM and when I hit the gas it will not pass the 3000RPM I test drove it and tried to climb a hill and forget it. It starts up at the touch of the key when cold idles high then goes to normal and then goes belowe normal RPM PS: when I turn the stering the truck wheel tends to shake. I checked all my wiring cable from left to right and double checked my hoses in case one may have come out. I checked my ignition to spark plugs to make sure they are where they should be and I have tride everything even cleaned the maff scensor and still the truck is the same what could it be? I have been at it all day since this morning. It never had any of the problems I described before.
any inpute would be thanked.

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Your plug wires are crossed. your close but you have 2 wires in the wrong place.the coil has numbers on it. 123456 i think from the belt going back the pass side first 123 and driver side 456 or vise versa you will know if the versa part is wrong. good luck.

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