1997 Ford Probe Skipping on acceleration

Tiny
MUSTANG06
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  • 1997 FORD PROBE
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 130,000 MILES
Whwn sitting still the engine runs smoothly, but when you accelerate in skips bad. When you are driving it, each time you shift gears it cuts out. I have changed the plug wires, plugs, fuel filter, air filter & checked the distributor and rotary button. The fuel pump even checks out. Any ideas as to what the problem could be?
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Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 AT 2:50 AM

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Tiny
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If everything checks okay, then you need to check the engine's compression. You may have low compression.
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Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 AT 9:43 AM

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