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Car stalling and shaking

I have a 2000 ford focus and replaced the engine...the car when in reverse starts shaking and making a creeking noise an wen i stop at lights it shakes and stalls..and it feels like it loosing its pick up... u have any suggestions

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Check for vacumn leaks. Replace coil. Check plug boots for oil or water on them. PCV hose from intake manifold will get soft and collapse. Replace motor mounts. The passanger side mount is a fluid filled mount.

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