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I have an 2002 rendezvous with 144k miles. When I drive it, under any condition, the moment the car runs at anything less than 2000 rmp's, it feels like it is going to die. I will cruise the roads at like 45-60 mph and it just hesitates like no other., If I am feeding it gas, unless it is a ram on the gas, it hesitates. Nobody can tell me what is happening. Any ideas? Thought maybe it was the fuel pump??

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This is a long shot but try unplugging the MAF (mass air flow) sensor. It is located in between the air filter housing and the throttle body. It may or may not idle but if it does take it for a test drive and see if it gets better. Preferable somewhere that doesn't have a lot of traffic.

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