Bogging down during heavy acceleration

Asked by Sep 20, 2016 at 04:02 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When car shifts into 3rd and I step on gas heavy it chugs.changed
egr,pvc,cleaned intake,still...also new fuel filter,and it starts no problem with no
codes registering

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Try replacing crankshaft positioning sensor, they're only about 12 bucks for your car

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