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2008 Toyota Corolla Question: car usually starts with a jerk when the engine is kicked. what is wrong.

 

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doc zed, Clinton, IA, December 23, 2012, 13:11
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after the engine runs for 10 minutes the jerking stops, i was told it was the air flow sensor. what do i do? i have noticed it for a while now.

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    ziptie12 December 23, 2012, 17:23
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    Describe 'kicked'? Doesn't that hurt your foot? Is it warming up properly , or is it taking longer than usual?

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    doc zed, December 24, 2012, 08:28
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    when the ignition is turned on it starts normally but once you step on the accelerator the engine begins to jerk but becomes normally after 10 minutes when the engine has warmed up. If the car has been running this usually does not happen unless the engine cools down completely. what do you feelis wrong with the car.

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    ziptie12, December 27, 2012, 06:02
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    Possible faulty coolant temp. sensor? Can be tested.

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