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Car bucks when I shift gears or accelerate or decelerate

Car bucks (sometimes hard) when I shift gears or accelerate or decelerate

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Check or replace the MAP sensor also if the sparkplugs, wires or coils have been change make sure the firing order is correct, at the plugs and the 2 coils.

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