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98 5.0 explorer studders between 45and 50mph

Could it be throttle positioning sensor. the throttle has a spot where it is sticky. checked throttle cable and it moves free and clear. so could the sensor be causing that problem to.

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No TP is not the likely cause of this concern. It is most likely either a torque convertor shudder or a skip usually caused by a coil pack,spark plug,or wire. To tell if it Torque Convertor when the concern is present lightly press the brake with your other foot and see if concern goes away. If it continues after doing this then it is most likely ignotion concern.

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