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I have a 2008 Pontiac Torrent that lurches when accelerating usually at about 50 mph. Any idea what causes it?

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A engine misfire possibly . TCC - Torque Converter Clutch Automatic Transmission Torque Converter Clutch TCC Without testing it or feeling the problem it's hard to say . Check engine light on or flashing ? Suggest you take it by a repair shop and have them take it for a drive with you . Hooking up a scan tool to check misfire counts etc... Takes the guess work out of it !

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