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August 7, 2009, 4:00 pm

Scott P

Question: something wrong with gas

when drive my car it keeps jerking forword like its not geting the right gas how do I know if it my fuel pump or somthing else

August 12, 2009, 2:00 pm

Tyler O

Could be a number of things, fuel system related or otherwise. Have you done a full tune up? This solves most driveability and performance issues.

Otherwise you can check the operation of the fuel pump by installing a pressure gauge (usually they just completely die though)

Is the check engine light on? Even if not, a critical sensor might be failing. Check the airflow meter, crank/cam sensor, throttle positioning sensor etc

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