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At idle the car runs smooth so why when I accelerate does it go nowhere

(1998 Ford Explorer)
in Copperopolis, CA on May 12, 2017
When the problem occurs is at first startup at my house and every day of the week
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on May 13, 2017
Hello, consider that an engine needs the following to run and operate properly: Fuel, air, spark and a good clear exhaust flow. Restricted exhaust could cause the engine to seemingly run fine but lack power. Also an air intake issue could cause a problem. Seek guidance from a local technician that can help.
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