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Will a car jerk if it is low on oil?

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βˆ™ 2006-07-24 23:23:08

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No... sounds like an electrical problem.

2006-07-24 23:23:08
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Q: Will a car jerk if it is low on oil?
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Can low engine oil make a car stall?

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If oil is low will the engine eventually stall and not start?

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Why does the engine oil light come on when car is at operating temperature?

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Will the car shake if the engine oil is low?

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

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What does it mean when the oil light comes on and car gets hot?

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