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Car jerks forward at high speeds

If your vehicle jerks forward at high speeds My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your vehicle jerks forward at high speeds its often as a result of a:

  • Failing Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Engine Vacuum Leak
  • Fuel Pump Malfunction

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement

To pump fuel from your gas tank to your engine, your car has a fuel pump. In order to make sure that your fuel pump sends the right pressure fuel to the engine, your car has a fuel pressure regulator. When it plays up, your car can get too much or too little fuel and this can cause issues with your driving.

Air Filter Replacement

An air filter is connected to the intake of your car's engine. It filters all the air coming into the engine to make sure that there’s no dirt or excess moisture. This helps the engine to run better and more efficiently. It is typically made out of a paper composite fabric/mesh combo.

Mass Airflow Sensor Replacement

The mass airflow sensor checks the amount of airflow that’s coming into the engine. It then sends this information to the ECU which will use this info to adjust the fuel mixture that is injected via the fuel injectors.

Oxygen Sensor Replacement

Due to modern environmental concerns, car manufacturers have brought a raft of measures to help lower carbon footprint - namely emissions. This is where the oxygen sensor comes in. This is a sensor that is connected to your exhaust manifold which detects the level of oxygen in your exhaust gas. This helps ensure that the car is running with the exact air/fuel ratio it needs for peak performance – in both power and efficiency.

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