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I have a Mitsubishi 660cc mini pajero duke version automatic gears. My cars gears is jerking and not shifting properly especially drive.
Hi there. First check the transmission fluid level and make sure it's full and red in color. If the fluid is normal and red in color, then there can be an issue within the transmission not engaging the clutch packs...
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Misfiring and jerking when accelerating.
The jerking reaction you are experiencing may be related to a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. This is a component that measures the air intake as it enters the intake of the engine reading and relaying this information...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata jerks while accelerating from stop.
This may be related to a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors the air intake as it enters the motor and relays this information to the ECU which then makes adjustments to create...
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Car jerking forward when stopped.
This may be related to a dirty of failing idle air control valve. This is a unit that monitors the air intake into the motor as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This information...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
Hi There, This may be related to a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor or possibly a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
What you are describing sounds like an ignition problem or a lean fuel issue. I would start with checking items like the mass air flow sensor, O2 sensor, etc. since these types of items can affect air/fuel mixture controlling the...
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Car bucks while driving
Hello There! It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be related to potentially either a transmission problem such as low transmission fluid creating a lack of hydraulic pressure or potentially a bad control solenoid. This may also be related to an engine fuel supply issue such as...
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The vehicle is jerking and not firing and the plug number 4 is soaked with oil.
Hi there. When a spark plug has excessive oil on the plug, then there is excessive oil getting into the cylinder. This will foul out the spark plug and cause a misfire. The misfire is causing the engine to be...
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MY car use to jerk at 700 and at 500 rpm it will quench. Injector, cam camshaft sensor, and spark plugs have already been changed.
Hi there. When the engine was washed off, water could have gotten into the air box and onto the air filter causing the engine to suck up some water when it was started. This could have caused the engine to...
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Jerking while driving
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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"Transmission Service Urgent" light is on.
Hi there. Check the transmission fluid level and make sure that its full. When checking the level, look at the color of the fluid. If the fluid is red or dark red, then I recommend draining the transmission oil and...
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My truck is bucking at different speeds but it smooths out during acceleration.
Hi there. Check the contacts to the engine oil temperature sensor. See if the contacts are loose and if they are falling off. Also, check the wiring to the sensor and see if its over a spark plug wire. Its...
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Jerking (Suffocating)
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
If your car is producing a jerking reaction as you press the gas pedal when accelerating, you may have a dirty of faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that...
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Problem with steering on one side only.
Hi there. The power steering system has a control valve that sends the fluid through the rack and pinion system. The valve maybe plugged up and causing the fluid to not return to the reservoir fast enough. For the alignment...
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Temp going up and down and jerking while driving.
The issue seems to be the head gasket is burned on your vehicle. The coolant is getting into the cylinders and the combustion gases are getting into the cooling system. This would explain why the engine would jerk when driving...
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Jerking reaction 2004 Hyundai
Hi There, This may be caused by a few different things such as a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor, low fuel pressure or potentially vacuum leak of some kind. Any of these are things that would result in...

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