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I have a 1992 Town Car with a new remanufactured engine & trans. I am getting a jerking at 35 to 45 MPH. did have a bad EGR sensor, but fixed all that. No engine light now. Help

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If the old intake manifold was used and the airhorn was not removed, there is a chamber below the airhorn that needs cleaning. It takes 8 bolts to remove the airhorn and a $10 gasket.
The chamber feeds the EGR system. Have Autozone or Oreillys scan the car. Sometimes when carbon fouls the system the O2 sensors are dirty and it upsets the computer.

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