Q: 01 Dodge Ram jerks when taking off, bogs down , when coming to stop it feels like it wants to go but dies

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When taking off if u apply gas firmly it jerks and bogs down as if were in another gear, and coming to a stop it dies, doesn't do this if I baby it

My car has 295000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission Your help is much appreciated

Hi Frank. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically an issue like you are describing is caused by a fuel restriction or inability to correctly mix air and fuel together. Some of the usual suspects include a vacuum leak, mass air flow sensor or a fuel pump that has debris trapped in the pick-up or is wearing out. It is probably best to have a professional mechanic come to your location and complete an on-site inspection, so they can correctly identify the root source of this problem and recommend or complete the right repairs.

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