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Old 08-19-2003, 02:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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car jerks when i put into drive

this happens most of the time, from when i start up and put into drive, to when i put back into drive from having it reverse, the car jerks foward. this morning when i put it into drive and didnt have my foot on the brake (but handbrake was still on), i thought the car was going to leap in the air.

what could be causing this? i dont thrash the tranny that much, and i dont remember it having always happening, maybe the last year.
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Old 08-19-2003, 03:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: car jerks when i put into drive

Maybe try draining/flushing tranny?

How old is your car?
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Old 08-19-2003, 03:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah replacing the tranny fluid may be a good idea-don't know last time it was done.

my car is a 92 model but still Gen 2.
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Old 08-19-2003, 09:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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motor mounts, or tranny dying, probably the mounts
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Re: car jerks when i put into drive

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this happens most of the time, from when i start up and put into drive, to when i put back into drive from having it reverse, the car jerks foward.
My car as been doin this too..... i changed the tranny fluid but it still does it. I have a 98 v6 Carmry w/ 45,500 miles on it

Does anyone know what actually caused this?
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Old 08-19-2003, 12:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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high idle, worn cv joints, low transmisison fluid, your stepping on the gas before the torque converter engages, torque converter 'lock' is partially engaged, plugged transmission oil lines, wrong transmission fluid
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This jerking when the car is cold is normal. Every Camry I have ever driven from a new 03' to my mom's 01' to mine does this. Our cars are also famous for lurching forward at a light if you don't have the brake on very hard.
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high idle worn cv joints low transmisison fluid your stepping on the gas before the torque converter engages torque converter 'lock' is partially engaged plugged transmission oil lines wrong transmission fluid
Damn, that was one hell of a sentance! Heh! Not like I have never done it myself tho.
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This jerking when the car is cold is normal. Every Camry I have ever driven from a new 03' to my mom's 01' to mine does this. Our cars are also famous for lurching forward at a light if you don't have the brake on very hard.
This lurching forward you're talking about... does it feel like your idle speed suddenly changed and caused your car to start creeping forward again (if you don't have the brakes down pretty hard)?
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My car lurches forward when the A/C compressor comes on and you are siting still, light on the brake.
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Old 08-20-2003, 09:37 AM   #11 (permalink)
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This lurching forward you're talking about... does it feel like your idle speed suddenly changed and caused your car to start creeping forward again (if you don't have the brakes down pretty hard)?
Yeah the idle speed does change a bit, but nothing dramatic. A Toyota tech tried explaining it to me once but I ended up with dancing monkeys in my head like Homer
As long as no damage is done, I don't care as I will just put my foot down harder.
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Yeah the idle speed does change a bit, but nothing dramatic. A Toyota tech tried explaining it to me once but I ended up with dancing monkeys in my head like Homer
As long as no damage is done, I don't care as I will just put my foot down harder.
Hmm... interesting. Always thought I was the only one with that prob.
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Well duh, jerk it back!
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Damn, that was one hell of a sentance! Heh! Not like I have never done it myself tho.
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