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Q: At idle the car runs smooth so why when I accelerate does it go nowhere on 1998 Ford Explorer

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When the problem occurs is at first startup at my house and every day of the week
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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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