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I have a 2001 ford explorer xls 4x4 and have been having issues with it for a while now. When I slow down, the truck chokes up and wants to shut off. I just got the spark plugs and wires changed and now it makes a sputter noise when I start to accelerate even though everything is secure and replaced like it's supposed to be. Can someone please point out what this issue may be? I am hoping that I don't have a leak anywhere. I must get this problem fixed because this is my second source of transportation although I am having serious issues with my other vehicle as well.

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Check the fuel pressure at the test port. Have you changed the fuel filter? There is a part called an ISC solenoid which is a valving system in the intake manifold. It has to do with air flow for the motor and it could be sooted up. You can use WD40 to clean it.

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