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I think its the transmission.

When i reach a speed of at least 40-50, the truck jurks. or if im going up a hill, it feels as if the shifting isnt right because it starts to jurk. could this be a transmission issue? Ive had an oil change as well as a tune up

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    yadayada Feb 11, 2012

    The O2 code(s) is likely a symptom of anopther problem rather than problem, check for engine vacuum leaks, a lean fuel condition fault code on either or both banks (P0171 and P0174) can be caused by engine vacuum leaks, that could cause the jerking, if the transmission was the problem it would have transmission fault codes present in most cases but not all.

  • angielb23 Feb 11, 2012

    There is also a check engine light on as well as an ABS light if this helps



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Do you have a check engine light showing in the dash? If it was an ignition problem you would have a CEL on.

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

Testimonial: "yes theres is a check engine light on. I have an 02 censor to replace as well.. could that be the issue?"

  • angielb23 Feb 11, 2012

    yes theres is a check engine light on. I have an 02 censor to replace as well.. could that be the issue?


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I had a 94 chev pickup was doing same thing , Try changing the egr valve sencer and the map sencer i was going to replace ****** , i changed those and fix problem good luck!

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    yadayada Feb 12, 2012

    No this is just wrong.



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SOURCE: At low speeds the car jurks and shakes.

Is your check engine light on?

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SOURCE: it jurks when it is raining

You must be getting water on the coil or in the plug wires. Buy a small pack of Di-Electric Grease, take wire off one at a time. Spread the grease on the prongs of the coil and inside the boot of the wires on both sides. This will keep moisture or water out. The water must be splashing up when going through water . The water is causing the spark to spread and thus causing a skip.

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SOURCE: driving down the road engine

sure sounds like a clooged filter to me. either fuel or air.

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SOURCE: my transmission (i have the

Sounds like you're not getting a downshift and/or the Torque converter isn't disengaging from lock-up position.
IF it's a valve body problem,adding 2 cans of SEA-FOAM transmission treatment and following directions might free it up so it downshifts.It's worth a try.
Now a `little-known' problem with rear DRUM brakes can occur going uphill especially if a wheel bearing gets enough up-down play to let the brake shoes drag.It really CAN happen! don-ohio

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