Q: Engine idles rough sometimes and looses power.

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Sometimes when you stop it idols down and jumps up and down. You can be driving and it loses power you push the gas and nothing happens when it does that and you let off the gas it idols way down and then chugs up and down

My car has 260000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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