Q: Cutting out stalling skips

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My Frontier’s engine keeps skipping and cuts out for as long as 3 seconds while driving from 50 - 70 mph. The truck will jerk hard when it skips. It runs smoothing while idling from an idle speed to 2700 rpm. The repair shop couldn't find anything wrong when I took it there. Then I had to have it towed to the repair shop a few days later. Can you help? Do you have any ideas?

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