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Old 03-06-2007, 02:29 AM   #1
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Okay, so earlier today my Service Engine light comes, and sadly I dont have a scanner yet. So I decided to take it to the mechanic and see what he had to say about it. Well on the way, at about 70km/h I noticed the car was jerking a little. You know when you rev a car, but it doesnt go right away, then it all of a sudden jerks forward? Thats what it felt like! Like the tranny wanted to drop.

Could it be a misfired cylinder?

Anyways, the car is being looked at tomorrow, its in the garage overnight so its safe.
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It could be a lot of things. Misfires will usually be most noticable at idle in gear. The car will run rough and seem to have a choppy idle.

In 4th and with TC lockup, you will feel slight surging and other minor things.
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I was having the same problem, what plugs are you running and what gap?
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Check your ignition coil towers and clean any corrosion off that you may see. This was causing my engine to throw a "random cylinder misfire" code at me last year. I also agree with the plug/wire check as said above.

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