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1999 Chevrolet Prizm Question: Check engine light, and car jerks randomly...

 

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Byrdman_08, Newark, OH, February 12, 2010, 20:11
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My wifes car jerks when I hit the gas, but at random times. The check engine light is on, what could be causing that?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, February 13, 2010, 10:15
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    Many thing, just look at this list of possibilities: http://repairpal.com/obd-II-code-chart
    You will have to get the codes pulled from the engine control module, then reference this chart to see where you should start diagnosing the problem.

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