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Old 05-29-2018, 12:02 PM   #1
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Is the best way I can describe it, in lower gears ( 5 spd ) if i let it coast to a slower speed then press the gas to resume the whole truck will sort of jerk back and forth. Sometimes it doesn't do this at all. Anybody experience this before?
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Old 05-29-2018, 08:45 PM   #2
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Yes, I think. RPMs are too low; need to downshift.
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Is the best way I can describe it, in lower gears ( 5 spd ) if i let it coast to a slower speed then press the gas to resume the whole truck will sort of jerk back and forth. Sometimes it doesn't do this at all. Anybody experience this before?
It's called chugging or labouring
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yah and you always look like a jackass in parking lots. it happens in every 5spd. it the changeover from the idle circuit to propulsion that can be violent. the car bucks, then your foot moves slightly on the throttle pedal and repeat.
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It's called chugging or labouring

Here it's called lugging, and is considered very bad for the drivetrain.


While you are at it, check your engine and transmission mounts.
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Mine usually does this when I try to accelerate from the lower RPM range, like 1000 to 1300 RPM.
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Here it's called lugging, and is considered very bad for the drivetrain.


While you are at it, check your engine and transmission mounts.
Like lugging a bunch of wood?
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