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My car tend to like shake alot when u want to take off but at a high speed like 60 miles an hour it dont do it no more. But at the auto parts they told me it was the coil pac and i just changed the spark plugs and it still does it. i woul really want to know what it is

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Any chance it could be the wheel balancing, my old fiesta had that , at 70mph it would shake like mad, when i got new tyres on it they balanced the wheels n hey presto.

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The parts store was correct it sounds like you have one or more igntion coils going bad if your engine light is on or flashing goto the auto parts store and have them pull the codes to see if it has set a missfire code this will help tell witch cylinder is missfiring replace the coil for that cylinder

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