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2002 ford focus has a hard shift. I have had sputtering and stalling issues last few weeks, and replaced throttle position sensor and spark plug wires. Since replacing these my sputtering/stalling issue stopped, but now shifts late and hard between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gears. What might cause this to happen?

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