1997 Ford F-250 · Engine7.3 L 210 HP V 8Full specs I have a 97 f250 4x4 with the 5.8 engine truck stumbles on Sep 09, 201197 FORD F250 w/7 Powerstroke - When cruising between 50 to 60 mph, something feels as if the engine is cutting out in a very jerky fashion. Feeding the engine a bit more fuel and accelerating will 5/5 I have a 97 Ford f250 with a 5 engine The engine has a I have a 97 Ford f250 with a 5 engine The engine has a miss in it I have changed the plugs and wires on it. and it is still there. I did notice that one of the plugs that I pulled out was black. So I pulled the plug wire off while engine was running and there was no differents in the engine performance.