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Jerks at 45mph and 60mph. it also hesitates atime after slowing down

There is no CEL and no error codes. If I apply more gas or drive with overdrive on, car does not jerk. It jerks at below 2000rpm

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Sounds like fuel related, as no codes show back to old skool,check all air intake/vacuum hosses for condition check for blockage in main air intake hose/pipe check for fuel pressure and injector spray pattern, check they color of deposits on the spark plugs , check exhaust is not blocked ,try this lot then let me know how your getting on

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buy a couple bottles of gas line antifreeze and add them to your tank.... each time you fill up add one to the tank

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Hi! I had the same problem with my 88 2.8 Ltr. Had dirty fuel Injectors. Put in fuel Inj. cleaner in gas tank, after a couple of days, runs like a dream,no more problems. Give it a try. Take care,Leo B. Flushme@shaw.ca

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SOURCE: transmission shifts hard when slowing down to stop

Dirty trans filter,stickey trans solinoid,or your torque converter is not unlocking.If you can due it yourself try running some trans flush then replace the filter.

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SOURCE: hesitation or jerking when proceeding forward

Remove the mass air flow sensor and clean it.You can get mass air flow sensor cleaner at most part stores.The sensor is on the air cleaner tube that goes into the throttle body.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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SOURCE: My 2008 Equinox hesitates and jerks when

Sorry Cleef, on dial up and lost the connection.
The reason it does this at higher speeds is that more ignition spark is needed to fire the spark plugs.
Yes, it's time for a tune up.
A shop that has a scanner can identify which cylinder is causing the misfire. It will have stored a code to do this.
I hope you find a good expert on chat. If not, message me back here and I will help you find your problem.
Again, my apologies for my poor connection.

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