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Mar 2, 3:30pm - #115841 
Jerks

Need help!!! My car kind of jerks slightly or kinda gives out alittle (hard to explain) anybody know what the prob is? Its like when im driving and I can feel the car give out a little like its not getting enough power, I dunno. Someone help please confused

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Mar 2, 3:38pm - #115842 
is your car a manual or automatic?

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Mar 2, 3:42pm - #115843 
Manual

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Mar 2, 3:45pm - #115844 
how many miles?

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Mar 2, 3:46pm - #115845 
Originally Posted by Steven
how many miles?


58000

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Mar 2, 3:51pm - #115846 
Originally Posted by illsmokeu
Originally Posted by Steven
how many miles?


58000


Not that many

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Mar 2, 3:51pm - #115847 
yea its about 5800-5850

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Mar 2, 3:52pm - #115848 
so it jerks as you start from a stop? your clutch might be slipping.

to test if your clutch is slipping... cruise at 45 mph in 5TH GEAR, and keep your eye on the tach and speedo. while you're watching the tach and speedo, floor it QUICKLY. if you see the tachs rise before the mph's... then your clutch is slipping and should be replaced asap.

go test and let me know

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Mar 2, 3:53pm - #115849 
if you only have 5800, get the dealership to check it out.

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Mar 2, 3:56pm - #115850 
Originally Posted by Steven
so it jerks as you start from a stop? your clutch might be slipping.

to test if your clutch is slipping... cruise at 45 mph in 5TH GEAR, and keep your eye on the tach and speedo. while you're watching the tach and speedo, floor it QUICKLY. if you see the tachs rise before the mph's... then your clutch is slipping and should be replaced asap.

go test and let me know


I just put a new clutch in though?

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Mar 2, 4:14pm - #115851 
Originally Posted by Steven
so it jerks as you start from a stop? your clutch might be slipping.

to test if your clutch is slipping... cruise at 45 mph in 5TH GEAR, and keep your eye on the tach and speedo. while you're watching the tach and speedo, floor it QUICKLY. if you see the tachs rise before the mph's... then your clutch is slipping and should be replaced asap.

go test and let me know


Nope didnt slip but on my way back it still did that give out thing?

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Mar 2, 4:38pm - #115852 
I had a friend who had that problem in his Nissan. He replaced his fuel and it stopped. Hope that helps. thumbsup

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Mar 2, 4:50pm - #115853 
Originally Posted by Rocketman
I had a friend who had that problem in his Nissan. He replaced his fuel and it stopped. Hope that helps. thumbsup


What do you mean? confused

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Mar 2, 4:51pm - #115854 
try another fuel brand or octane.

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