Joyce, This is not too unusuall. The AC compressor puts quite a load on an engine, especially a smaller engine like a 4 cylinder. I wouldn't worry too much about it. . John In MontanaAnswerWith mine, it's because of the engine mounts. I still have to get one replaced. Before I had one cracked engine mount and one missing. I got the missing one replaced and it's jerking less. It still does, especially when it's hot out and you've been sitting in city traffic. Might that be it? AnswerIt happens on every car fitted with air con.When you switch air con on it immediatly takes a few brake horspower from the engine and uses this power to run the air con compressor, that's why your mpg figures are lower when using air con. This effects small engines more than large engines.
The AC compressor puts quite a load on the engine, especially one with less cylinders. It puts a load on the engine, causing it to jerk back and forth.
You could have ignition problems if it is the engine causing the jerk.
What do you mean by jerk?.......... Surge? hesitate? transmission slip? Misfire? I need a better explanation.
Either to be a jerk, or they wanted it for there car. It probably has no value, maby they had no engine in there subaru, maby!!!!
A damaged timing belt would stop the engine from running probably with no warning. If you should have an "interference engine" it would basically destroy the engine.
well... what did she do to break up with him? and if its over.. and hes a jerk... why does she want to go back out with him? Hes a jerk right? what did he do? and what did she do?
Yes, because a jerk is a jerk, they would be likely to like another jerk!
the air conditioner shouldn't have anything to do with it. there could be a problem with your tires or your driving or your kid could be jumping on the seat
bring it to a mechanic
I'd guess a broken motor mount. Releasing the gas pedal would change the rpm of the engine, so you may be feeling the motor shifting as a jerk.
the most likely culprit would be engine and possibly transmission mounts have went bad and allow the engine and transmission to move more than they should.
what causes a 1.8t golf to jerk especially after the engine being hot
I had this problem on my 2003 X-type. The first thing you need is have a diagnosis perfomed on the car. The check engine light would go on and off periodically. My car would also hesitate and jerk really badly every time I accelerated suddenly. It turned out to be the oxygen sensor. Costs you about $200.
Most likely needs the front rotors turned or replaced.
2 rpms? Your automobile engine probably runs around 2000 rpms. At 2 rpms the engine would stall and stop. However, many automatic transmissions jerk a little bit as they shift gears. I suspect this is what is happening to your Pathfinder.
One of the possible causes of a Pontiac Bonneville to jerk during acceleration is that the car needs a tune up. The engine misfiring can lead it to jerk as you accelerate.
possible problems: broken engine mounts cause the engine to jerk, or tranmission fluid needs change, and possibly bad transmission.
while he is turned throw the pencil at him and make it get suck inside his nose
Your A/C compressor is shot. It's internal computer (or that of your car) is malfunctioning. The "jerk" is when your "A/C" kicks in...an A/C compressor takes much of your cars usable power. As it turns on and off you will get the hiss and jerk. (the hiss comes from the overworked compressor lines cooling)
a small evap leak would not cause your car to jerk.
Typically when the engine misfires it will feel like jerking. Find out why the engine is misfiring; run a computer diagnostic test and the computer should reveal the answer.
It would depend on how you are using it. If you mean 'jerk' as in 'pull', then 'tug', 'yank', 'wrench' or 'jolt' may fit the bill. If you mean 'jerk' as slang to degrade a person, then 'scoundrel', 'villain', 'blackguard', 'bounder', or 'cad' could fit the bill. If you mean 'jerk' as in 'jerk off', then the word would be 'masturbate'.
Probably not. A plugged cat would cause a loss of power and the check engine light may come on depending on what year and model vehicle you have.
Replace the fuel filter.
would an automatic transmission car jerk when shifting after having had a transmission flush