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Jerking problems only while going fast

What does it mean when you are accelerating and your car is jerking and you smell a burning substance

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    I drive and it doesn't accelerate smoothly. It bucks and doesn't want to shift properly.

  • Stephen Davids May 11, 2010

    is your car ever get really hard to turn? does your car like to pull when you try to drive straight? does it **** from left to right or does it just pull to one side? if you notice any other odd behavior that would be helpful

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Manual or automatic transmission? Has the ememrgency break been on in frreezing tempatures?

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Means you are burning the wires and plugs, give it a complete tune up, Oil, plugs, wires, or coils, depends on what year yours is, tranny flush and collant flush, i bet it will quit and you will get at least 5-10 better mpg

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