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Whole truck sputters shakes when going up a hill

1998 F-150 240000 miles never has had a tune up. The truck starts to sputter shake when going up a hill know the check engine light comes on and it starts to blink when going up a hill then stops blinking when on a straight away. I feel It needs a good tune up and the fuel filter needs changing. What do you think the problem is.

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    You ARE kidding right???? I 'm more surprised that it just hasn't blown up!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Usually only happens right after I first start it for the day.



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On our 1997 it was a misfire and one of the ignition coils needed replaced.

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