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I have a 2007 4Runner V6 2WD which runs perfectly great except that recently when stepping on the accelerator gradually between 30 to 35 mph only, the car starts jerking 3 or 4 times then back to smooth riding. If the accelerator is pushed steady, then it is normal. I also want to say that if I step on it and take off real fast, then no problem. Have you seen this problem before? I'm being told it could be misfiring, maybe the transmission, maybe the drive shaft, maybe and maybe and no one is 100% sure. Thank you!


My 4runner (auto transmission) has been slowly declining this past week. I first noticed it wasn't accelerating properly-I called my mechanic and they didn't have a good idea of what could be wrong. Then it was definitely not accelerating properly so I thought maybe I should just push on the pedal harder-bad idea-it shifted really hard but still didn't gain speed, I smelled sulfur momentarily and then it passed. I drove to work semi-okay. Side note, the 'check engine' light has not gone on during all of this. Today I barely made it home from work, acceleration is very poor, it is not shifting properly but it sounds fine! And the check engine light is still not on. I'm bringing it into my mechanic on Tuesday but after today I'm not even sure I'll make it those 3 miles. The sulfur smell would indicate the catalytic converter, correct? But I only smelled it briefly. Also, the fact that the check engine light isn't on is driving me crazy because there is definitely something wrong.
The transmission light and track light on on
It seems that the orange light is out on half of the radio on the dash. I cant see the stations at night.
When braking the front end wobbles a bit. Is this a concern?
I noticed a leak on the garage floor of water with oil near the rear wheel on the drivers side. Should I be concerned.
Toyota says the whole system needs replacement; can we replace the actuator and pump and use normal shocks?
Forgot to turn off fog lights for a few hours after stopping. Battery dead. Had it checked said it was Ok. This is the 3rd time battery went dead after a few hours leaving a light on. Any help is appreciated.
belt, has no visual leaks under car
It doesn't do it all the time. It started last week.
At 28 and 38 mph my cars shimmies.
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