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I have a 95 Dodge Caravan. It cranks fine, it does not act like it is not getting gas, it actually runs pretty good until I hit about 51 to 52 miles per hour. When I get over 50 it starts jerking and sputtering, surging like it is not getting enough gas, or power or something like that. as soon as I lower the speed back to 50 it goes away and runs normal. It has me puzzled because other than this, it runs perfect. Please help.

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Martha, You may need to perform a basic tune up such as; spark plugs, wires, fuel filter, and other items recommended by the manufacturer at your mileage interval.

Judy Curry, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing at Currys Auto Service While there are several possibilities Martha, the first thing that jumps into my head is ignition coil. They are a pretty common failure on these cars and should be easy for a technician to diagnose. An issue with fuel delivery is another potential problem. Could be as easy as a restricted fuel filter. Either way this should be a straight forward repair. Hope this helps! good Luck!

Laurie Sarno, Co-Owner at Super Girls Auto Hello Martha- It may be that the speed sensor located on the trans axle- is sending a bad signal to the engine control computer when the vehicle reaches 50 mph or more causing the computer to malfunction - best to have a technician drive with you to see the problem. hope this helps- Thanks, Super Girls Auto.

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