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I have a 96 eclipse when i get 70mph it spudders and jerks the engine that is i changed plugs wires and fuel filter and fuel pump tired of spending money on parts that have nothing wrong please help

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It was not wasted money. There is a few different engines in this car I would need to know so, I can help with out sending you in general ideas

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Have the timing checked , you may need a new
timing belt if its worn out or miss aligned nothing will
fix this problem but a new belt .. so have that checked .

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