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Miss fires. jerks when de-accelerating. idle increases then decreases

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Yes when engine is hot that's when the marking starts

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When all else fails replace the ignition module on the distributor. As it fails it will cause high idle and other symptoms. Does the problem only happen when the engine is hot?

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