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jerking when accelerating is a transmission problem. Well, i am pretty sure it is. It could be other things but the transmission is where you should start. could be an ignition problem, if it is shuttering at low rpm. Mine does this and i have a cylinder 2 misfire. This could be plugs and wires or, getting more expensive, coil pack or distributer problems.

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Q: What causes a car to jerk when taking off?
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