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98 olds aurora, changed fuel pump and gas tank, shortly after problem began again, car jumps when driving and while at red lights. Do I need to check my fuel lines and fuel filter. also my engine service engine light is on. I went to auto zone and had them do a diagnostic test on it and it said catalytic converter, could that be the problem?

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