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I have a 2004 chevy trailblazer, I have recently done some work to it such as replaced the throttle body, and water pump and all was good it was running better than ever. Well last night while I was driving, the thing just started jerking. It is also putting off carbon bad. I can feel the jerking in the gas peddle and steering wheel. You can't really tell anything is wrong with it by looking under the hood but if you go around to the tail pipe you can hear a miss. I am not due for an oil change yet. Could this be the cause of a dirty air filter? I know it is possible it could be an oxygen sensor.

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Its missing maybe a coil pack

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That eliminates the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors. Have you checked the fuel injector itself for an open winding or stuck valve plunger? There should not be a steady 12 volts to the injector--if good injector, it would be spraying fuel steadily into the throttle body. But at least the engine should try to run if poorly. Take the injector out, dry it off with air, and intermittently apply 12 volts to one terminal while grounding the other. You should hear a click from inside every time you touch 12 volts. If not, replace it. If it does, it may be plugged with debris. Try blowing through it in reverse with compressed air.

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relace the throtle air idle valve.The temp switch will allso cause this problem.

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