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Well if its an automatic, that's easy... I have this too. first answer this...

how fast are you going?

does it have overdrive (auto only)?

if manual what gear you get up to when this happens?

well if its auto, and your going fairly fast and suddenly let go of the gas... its going to change down quite quick due to gearbox design. This would give the sensation of the car braking...

if its a manual car, then you are most likely in too low a gear to start with, this is why we change down when we loose our brakes, speed reduction is effective immedeatly without slows you down to save emergency speed...1 min or so.

AnswerI am having a similar problem with my grand am! I have been told that it could be a motor mount AnswerMy 1993 Buick Skylark had the same problem last year-- if I took it above about 40mph after the engine was warmed up, every deceleration thereafter caused the car to shudder. After researching it a bit, I decided it was probably the Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid in the automatic transmission, so I had it replaced and the problem disappeared. I've read that this is a somewhat common problem with Overdrive, which my car does not have, so apparently the problem doesn't play favorites.
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When theirs a small evop leak would it cause your car to jerk?

a small evap leak would not cause your car to jerk.

Would an automatic transmission car jerk when shifting after having had a transmission flush?

would an automatic transmission car jerk when shifting after having had a transmission flush

What causes a Pontiac Bonneville to jerk during acceleration?

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.

Why does my car jerk when slowing between 60-65 mph?

There are several problems that could cause your car to jerk when slowing down. The most common cause would be a transmission problem.

Why would a car jerk when you first start it up and when stopping?

What kind of car is is? When it jerk while shutting off, do you turn the key off and it sits there chugging for a second before stopping?

Why would a car jerk to the right when applying the brakes?


What causes your car to jerk during acceleration and the motor to have a slight mist?

try changing plugs and wires

What is an example of Deceleration?

a car approching a redd light

What is an example a deceleration?

Deceleration is a decrease in speed. Such as a car slowing down.Braking your car as you approach a red traffic light. A bird coming into land needs to decelerate.

Why would a car jerk while driving at high speed?

could be failing transmission

Is stepping on the brakes of a moving train an example of acceleration?

Is stepping on the brakes of a car acceleration. That would be deceleration.

Why would a car jerk when pressing the brake?

You could be pressing the brake pedal too hard. Another reason why it may jerk is because the pull brake is engaged.

Why would your car jerk going from 30 miles to 40?

torqeconverter lock up its normal.

Why would a car jerk after coming to a complete stop?

It COULD be a motor mount or worn suspension component.

What is the initial velocity of the car?

The speed of the vehicle before deceleration or braking.

Which of these is an example of deceleration negative acceleration?

A car approaching a red light.

Why would your car jerk at the 10 mph than trouble accelerating afterwards?

Could be as simple as a tune up.

What would cause a car to jerk when turning into a parking space sounding like metal to metal?

If you have a front-wheel-drive car, the first thing I would check would be the Constant Velocity (CV) joints.

How to use jerk in sentence of daily use?

Noun: The jerk of the car sent the groceries everywhere. Verb: That door sticks, you have to jerk it open.

What is it called when a car slows down?

Deceleration opposite of acceleration

If a car is slowing down 5 m s every second what is its deceleration?

The deceleration is 5 metres per second per second or 5 ms-2

Would a car jerk and have low RPMs because of a dirty fuel filter or bad fuel injector?

Both can cause it.

Why would Car jerk at high RPM?

rev limiter will only let the RPM's get so high then it cuts back

What causes a car to Jake when driving?

Do you mean JERK?

Does Low motor oil cause car to jerk?


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