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Could be a couple of reasons, bad gas, injectors needs cleaning, could also need a tune up.Suggest taking to a mechanic for repairs.

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Q: Why would a car jerk when idling?
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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

Why does my car jerk and act like it's going to choke out while idling in drive but runs fine in park or neutral?

change left side windo

Why would a car sputter when idling?

because itt needs to be work on

How do you make a sentence with idling?

I sat in my car in the driveway with the car idling, waiting for the kids to come out.

Would the egr valve cause the car to turn off when idling?

Yes, it could.

Why would my car almost stall when idling?

There are various reasons why your car would almost stall when idling. In most cases, this might be an indication of the engine lacking power or capacity due to the failure of the pistons. You should contact a mechanic to diagnose the problem.

1993 Chevy Caprice Classic car will start reaving up by itself can be driving idling in park the car will literary move and jerk most of the time with the car shutting off normally worse in the rain?

your car is idleing to high you need to have that looked at your car is idleing to high you need to have that looked at

What would cause a car to overheat when idling?

The radiator cooling fan is most likely not working.

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


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?

What uses more petrol idling or freewheeling?

The same on a car equipped with manual transmission. On an automatic equipped car it will use less idling.

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 your car shake when you are idling and have the AC on but not when you are driving?

spark plug gap Can also be a vacuum leak.

Does your car use more gas idling or driving down the street?

It depends on how long you are idling, or how fast you are going. If you know you are going to be idling for a long time, it's best just to put your car in park.

What does it mean when someone says a car is idle?

Idling is what your car is doing when it is just sitting somewhere running. As soon as you press on the gas it is no longer idling. Your idle speed is the number of RPMs your engine runs at when you are idling.

Why would a car jerk while driving at high speed?

could be failing transmission

Car shakes and loses power when idling?

If a car shakes and loses power when idling it can be the spark plug. If a spark plug is fouling, it can cause power losses.

What would make your car start right up but have rough idling and shut off?

a longer cam shaft will make a car idle rough

Why would you only smell gas fumes in the car when it is idling?

exhaust leak or a possible fuel line leak

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

torqeconverter lock up its normal.

Does the air conditioning in the car work better when car is moving or idling?


How do you fix your car that's running bad?

This is a very general answer, as I don't know what "running bad" means. I would start by changing the oil filter and filling it with new oil. I find that quaker state is the best. Next, I would change the spark plugs. Bad spark plugs and low oil can often cause a car to jerk and shake whether your driving or just idling.

How does a car idle?

by the idling air control valve

What is idling of engine?

A car that is stopped with the engine running.