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Car runs fine, then randomly chockes and chugs. Loss of speed.

It started with the engine struggling and chugging almost as if it was out of gas. Turned out the fuel censor relay was bad. I had it replaced a year ago and it worked great ever since. Now recently it has begun chugging on the highway. Driving along normally, car is quite - no noise; Then boom! Violent shakes, loss of speed - press the pedal to the floor, and all I get is more struggle and speeds don't increase. I fear it is the tranny due to the rep that dodge has, but the rpm's don't spike - ive never seen them go over 3rpm and that's usually when I am accelerating in a hurry. Grinding sounds are not present. I am confused. When the transmission on my ford explorer went out, I couldn't go over 25 with out it redlining. Any idea's? Have had the car for 2 years and I have never had the spark plugs changed....could this be a miss fire in the engine or is my biggest fear coming true? Engine just hit 112k miles.

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