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I have an 05 F150 5.4 triton engine that bucks and jerks on…

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I have an 05 F150...
I have an 05 F150 5.4 triton engine that bucks and jerks on acceleration . I,ve heard all kinds of things that people have done but didn't correct the problem.
I did read an article that there is a unit for the fuel supply that is mounted near the gas tank and the frame that through bad weather etc. this unit corroads and effects the fuel supply.
Please help.......
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