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Vehicle does a quick **** when driving - on occassion

I first noticed it when I was driving about 60 MPH and it just jerked like it was going to die or something. Then it continued to run normal. The next day it happened about 6-7 times in a 30 mile stretch of highway. It then happened going through town at about 45 MPH a few days later. I am wondering fuel filter, injectors, transmission? Maybe bad gas?

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  • thegoodlife Mar 11, 2009

    I think it was bad gas. I filled up at my regular station and it has not done the jerking since.



    Thanks anyway.

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Possibly the bearing is going inside your distributor. see htis site for photos & files

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/villagerquest/

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