WHEN I PUT MY CAR IN DRIVE IT JERKS?

2006 Chevrolet Malibu

Tiny

Charles420

June, 18, 2012 AT 11:41 PM

I start my car everything fine, but when I shift it to D it jerk alitte hard, I opened the hood to see and when I put in D the motor moves, and when I start driving and the first gear kicks in it jerks the same way, only in first gear. Second kicks in smooth. They told me it could be a sensor.

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saturntech9

June, 19, 2012 AT 12:05 AM

Could be too high of fluid pressue inside the transmission. Do you have any codes in the computer?I have also seen bad inlet air temp sensor connectors cause that.

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Charles420

June, 19, 2012 AT 3:17 PM

The codes that apper are, P0113, P0102, P0315. The p0102 I think I know what it is theirs a hose on the right hand side of the motor, and air is escaping but I dont know the name of the hose. Thank you for your time.

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saturntech9

June, 19, 2012 AT 4:38 PM

What size engine do you have?Post a pic of the hose so I can see it.

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saturntech9

June, 19, 2012 AT 4:42 PM

I doubt a vaccuum leak is causing the inlet air temp sensor circuit high voltage. Also would cause the P0315 crank sensor not learned.

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Charles420

June, 19, 2012 AT 6:44 PM

The motor is 3.5 the line i'm talking about is complety broken, on the right side, its a line that has a green knob that you can screw off, the line goes all the way downlike were the cat is.

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saturntech9

June, 19, 2012 AT 10:12 PM

Its not the egr tube is it?Do you have a scan tool that reads live engine data?

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Charles420

June, 20, 2012 AT 12:29 AM

Here is a pic of the part im talking about, is thisthe code p0102, or what could the problem be.

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saturntech9

June, 20, 2012 AT 12:41 AM

Looks like the canister purge solenoid nipple broke off. No a vacuum leak isnt going to cause your P0102.

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saturntech9

June, 20, 2012 AT 12:46 AM

Theres the trouble tree for the code P0102

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Charles420

August, 4, 2012 AT 4:56 PM

Thank u for evreything, I fixed the problem it was the 2 wieres that were disconected on the plug on the temperture air sensor, the car works fine now, but the check engine still on they told me I had to reset the computer, for it to shut off. Can't I just disconnect the battery.

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