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Feels like its starving for fuel but its hard on gas going up hill it lurches then slows down speeds up then holds back and so on new plugs wires coil cap and fuel filter!!

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Possibly the mass air flow sensor, or a vacuum leak at engine. Visually inspect under hood for disconnected, cracked, loose or damaged tubing and hoses. Check the throttle positioning sensor for malfunction. If the check engine light is on you can get a free diagnostic code check at most auto part stores. ***If your car feels like it gets the hiccups you can bet your engine is sucking air.

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