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1997 ford explorer EB 4x4 hestates when stepping on gas

It has a rough idle and its almost like its not getting the gas, could this be filters or catilytic converter if so quick solution needed to get to next town over to a repair shop.

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    Michael Grey May 11, 2010

    Can you feel exhaust coming out the back and does it smell sweet?>

    If so converter is working and most likely something else.



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You need to change your change fuel filter that is your problem i had the same problem.

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