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Yes, it certainly could be the fuel filter, but if the problem goes away ABOVE 50 mph be suspicious of other problems. Perhaps the throttle position sensor. Go ahead and change the fuel filter and if the problem persists run a diagnostic test. A 1999 should be "OBDII" (On Board Diagnostics revision 2) and you should be able to learn quite a bit of information about the vehicle by reviewing the results of the test. You can ususally rent or borrow a code scanner from an auto parts retailer.

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Q: What makes 1999 alero sometimes seem to jerk while driving between 40 and 50 mph Could it be the fuel filter?
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