Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car pulling and jerking

asked by on

My car is pulling and jerking.

A: Your vehicle may be out of alignment. Every...

Your vehicle may be out of alignment. Every time you hit a hard bump in the road, the alignment gets slightly altered, in most cases you won't even notice, but eventually it will become out far enough that you can feel it. Most tire shops offer free alignment checks. I suggest finding a reputable tire shop with alignment services to get your chassis lined back up.

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

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Clicking noise when turning

The front end of the vehicle uses many components to ensure a good ride and decent handling. The suspension system ball joints or sway bar end links can become worn over time and allow for extra movement. This can be...

Q: jerking when you get up past 45mph and is shutting off

Hello. If the engine is misfiring and shutting off at this speed, then that can be caused by a number of issues. Most of the time, this is caused by a failing distributor. These are a common problems on this...

Q: Ignition broken

Hello, from what you describe, it sounds like they used a slide hammer on the ignition switch and broke it. When damaged, these ignition locks can be extremely difficult to be removed. Mercedes lists some of the parts like the...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.