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My 2000 Lincoln Continental surges or misses at lower speeds under load. It has 80000 miles and the 32 valve 4.6 liter engine

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I will tell you that these cars have alot of ignition coil problems, it recomended that all coils be replaced, some people replace only the bad one and sometimes get lucky for a few months but then back in the shop to diagnose the same problem and replace a few more, i know they cost a little but iy worth not having to redo a job two or three times, i can almost bet you have a few bad coils that arc out at times, you would need a scan tool connected to computer to locate the bad coils, unless there are stored codes in the computer from when it misfires. go to an auto parts store and have them scan it to see if there are any codes, they will give you a readout, if the computer picked up the misfiring then it will list the cylinders and then you will know which coils to change , good luck, and have a good day,

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