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2000 3.0L Driveability Issues

My 2000 3.0L 4x4 has severe driveability issues. It started about month ago. The engine starts to stumble and misfire and is barely driveable. I found if I disconnect the negative battery cable, the computer resets itself and the vehicle is driveable again, but it does not last(about 30 miles). I changed the plugs and wires also the crankshaft position sensor. The problem still exists.
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Have you checked the coilpack out? If it misfires bad enough to make the car barely drivable, usually the points toward a bad coilpack.
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