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After driving the car for awhile the engine jumps

Whether I am driving or stopped I can feel the engine jumping? I drive it a short distance and it has no power and I have to stop the car and let it complete cool down before I can drive it again. The car never over heats and when I turn the car off I hear a ticking sound from the engine. Its like it sputters if that makes since. I have had the caylistic convertor changed the flex hose which had blew and the motor mount on the right side changed and I am still having the problem. I can drive for about 10 minutes and then the jumping and sputtering starts. Someone mentioned it could be the coils could this be? 1997 Mercury villager

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Replace the fuel filter,sounds as if it is cloged

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  • Amy Glessner Sep 11, 2012

    ours is doing this too and we replaced the spark plugs and fuel filter and it is stiill doing it. at and idle it jumps but not bad. when you take off to drive it will get really bad and the tackometer will jump and it has no power without it jumping and jerking.



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