Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car jerking

asked by on

My car is jerking.

A: Hello. There can be many causes for a jerki...

Hello. There can be many causes for a jerking sensation; it could be a fault with the engine, the transmission, suspension, or even the tires. I would recommend hiring an experienced mechanic to diagnose your jerking issue; be sure to tell your mechanic when, where, and how it happens.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My new turbo leaking from the bottom exhaust side.

Hi - there are several possibilities for oil coming out of the sump. While the engine is operating, there is considerable pressure inside the crankcase from all the rotating parts thrashing oil around. Worn piston rings, especially on a turbo...

Q: Car jerking forward after brake pedal release.

The rear brakes on this car are drum brakes and they may be binding due to the rear wheel brake cylinders binding or the springs are weak and do not return the brakes quick enough. The brakes should be inspected...

Q: How do I delete a contact?

You can delete a contact from your phonebook very easily. Here’s how: 1. Press the Voice Recognition button. 2. Say “Phonebook." 3. When prompted, say “Delete name." 4. Say the name of the contact you would like to delete. 5....

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...