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Engine misses sporactically

I have a 2000 pontiac montana. I have just recently replaced all parts related to the cooling system. My overheating problems are gone. I also had the plugs and wires changed. Now it has a miss in it. I never know when it is going to happen. It chugs on the motor and won't allow you to give it any gas. You have to stay at a steady speed until it lets go. When it does finally allow you to give it gas it takes off like you had your foot all the way to the floor. Could this be my fuel filter, fuel pump, egr valve, or a vacuum problem?

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