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2000 Plymouth Neon Vacuum problem? i think ..

My 2000 Plymouth Neon shakes when I try to take off fast, like it feels like the engine is jumping.
Usually happens around 20mph, i can prevent it usually by starting off slow
Someone said it could be someone with a vacuum (by the way i know nothing about cars)
Also said might be some cables
How do I check my vacuum or whatever?
And is this really bad for my car? its been going on for a long time now

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