Bad ignition coil will cause engine to sputter and hesitate on acceleration.
Yes it can.
Check the catalytic converter for leaks.
It could be numerous things. From a bad fuel pump, for bad spark plugs.
The vacuum system on a vehicle serves many purposes. A cracked air hose could most definitely cause an engine sputter.
water in the fuel can cause an idling motor to sputter and/or die.
will the transmission causes my 1999 ford expedition to bog down & sputter when accelerating the 4.6liter engine.
A faulty muffler will not cause this but a clogged catalytic converter will.
It may be the computer. My S10 did that when the computer went out. If the check engine light it on, then this may be your problem, if not it could be a number of things ranging from a fouled plug to a clogged fuel filter.
coil, distributor, distributor cap, plugs, or wires.
Look for a hole in the PCV valve hose on the backside of the engine.
005 gap is pretty minimal. While the engine may not run perfect and fuel economy may be affected, it is not enof of a difference to cause sputter and misfire. A .005 gap difference in what we need to know.