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Sounds like an air or fuel issue, either the fuel is not getting delivered correctly or its getting to much, you can normally tell if you can smell gas quite strongly.

If it is an air issue it could be getting to much, maybe a split pipe or a poor seal around some of the air pipes, worth a look before going any further, also check the air mass sensor to see if thats dirty or failed. Does the car idle at all or point blank wont run at all?

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