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am not 100% but it may be you are not in the correct gear for your speed or you could be running out of fuel
Bad universal joints or CV Joints.
Low on Transmission Fluid.
Transmission slipping
Engine miss due to Bad plugs/wires
a lock up converter on the tranny will jerk if the pressure switch is going bad.

The mass air flow meter could be broken

Is your car a stick shift? If not .
Sounds like you need to replace your fuel filter. Whens the last time you changed it?
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Q: What makes your car jerk when you are driving it?
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