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I have a 98 ford contour SE with the 2.4 L. I had the codes ran and all it had said was both O2 sensors going out. But I have had it start stalling on me while driving , and it will for some random reason start shuttering best term I could use or like kicking in and out of gear. Its an automatic trans. Just fluids they are good no smell of anything burnt. It does not leak had a guy from a shop drive it never did anything. I need help figuring it out. Thanks

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If you haven't replaced the O2 sensors start there.

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    Thanks for the reply. I am going to change o2 sensors and try the idle control sensor if that does not work, I am at a loss.

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