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1994 dodge caravan le 3.8 awd shudders when coasting/or maintaining around 42 mph once i go faster shudder stops. also am smelling a faint gas smell at times. any ideas?

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Several things could be causing this, I had a caravan and the shuddering I experienced
was due to a worn out front motor mount, (the CV axles had already been replaced)
Mine also had a fuel line leak at the flexible gas line from the tank to the solid line
on the chassis. I would definitely inspect the fuel lines first for any cracking.
Hope this helps.

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