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Maybe, but it sounds like you need to have your fuel injection system looked at carefully and repaired.

2007-10-18 14:59:02
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Q: Can a clogged fuel filter cause 1994 Ford Escort wagon to accelerate badly as if it does not want to move forward and cause the Engine block to shake sometimes?
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