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Car jerking at low speeds and idle

My car started jerking one day as I was going into a parking spot. It would do this at low speeds or at stop lights on and off. Sometimes it didn't experience this for days. Lately it's jerking everyday even when starting up. Yesterday when starting up it shut off a few seconds later. I have changed the crankshaft sensor and speed sensor. Was told this could be the fuel filter???

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Not fuel filter. Is your engine light on? Could be accelerator pedal position sensor. Does it do it only when you are accelerating?

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The codes you provided indicate separate issues. Code 1167 is indicative of either a stuck fuel injector of the O2 sensors. Code 0340 indicates the CMP position sensor. Replacing the O2 sensors will likely clear the 1167 code assuming the fuel injectors are okay. It would be the first course of action. If there's no noticeable change in performance (i.e. stalling problem continues) then the CMP position sensor is likely your overall problem. Best of luck.
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Make sure the MAF (Mass Air Flow) connector was reattached securely. This problem sounds electrical. When changing air filter, the MAF connector is located on the tubbing to the throttle body along with several vacuum hoses.

Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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mcdevito75 here, I woild bring the car to an auto electrical shop and have them check out the entire electrical system.

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did you erase old stored codes some cars just disconnet neg batt will work

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Yes on both accounts. TIP: Get them to put in writing they will guarantee their repair for X amount of days, just in case sensor does not fix "jerking" problem or if comes back.

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