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August 7, 2009, 4:04 pm

Scott P
 

Question: why does my car jerk forword when I drive it

my car starts and runs ok during idel but when I drive it keeps keeps jerking forword I was told somthing rong with fuel pump or fuel filter please help me.
Thank you Scott


August 12, 2009, 2:01 pm

Tyler O
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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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