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My Taurus is jerking when accelerating over certain RPM. Can't go above 55 mph

Taurus won't go above 55 mph and jerks when the RPM are revved. Feels like something is slipping in the engine or maybe not enough fuel getting to the engine? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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It sounds like the fuel is not being delivered sufficently to the engine. Try looking here. Perhaps a fuel injecter cleaner (you can pour Seafoam into the gas tank and it is a great fuel injecter cleaner and fuel stabilizer). What did your plugs look like when you replaced them? This can tell you a lot about the combustion chamber. A Haynes manual will be invaluable to you.

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Mine did the same thing too
The first thing I did was go to my reputable gas station (BP.SHELL,etc..)and fill it up with 93 octane gas. I drove it on the highway for 25 miles and the sluggishness went away. I probably had water in my tank which happens to all of us. All fuel stations gets water in their underground tanks at some point. When their tanks at almost empty you will receive some water in your tank. Even if your gas tank is half filled, filling it will make a difference you see for the less amount of water will work its way through with more gas added

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