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Old 06-10-2014, 01:39 PM   #1
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Help please

Engine light just came on when I was driving on the highway, I drive an automatic. And I felt the engine try to switch gears up and the car jerked ?

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Old 06-10-2014, 01:41 PM   #2
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Stop by an auto parts store and have them read the codes. No one can help you without the codes.

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Old 06-10-2014, 01:47 PM   #3
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Already headed there thanks though
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:15 PM   #4
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It's the cam sensor ?
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:31 PM   #5
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Should be pretty straightforward replacement. What yr and engine? distributorless ?
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:45 PM   #6
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Engine light just came on when I was driving on the highway, I drive an automatic. And I felt the engine try to switch gears up and the car jerked ?
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I've heard it said and seen it true. Everytime it's called a "car," a puppy dies. You don't want that do you?
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:56 PM   #7
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Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I've heard it said and seen it true. Everytime it's called a "car," a puppy dies. You don't want that do you?
Well, it was said, so a puppy did die, but another might be spared in the future!
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:59 PM   #8
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I see you already got the code, but according to the video below there are a couple tricks. The first being an OBD code checker, and a dashboard cluster checker. One of the comments listed was a link to a TJ OBD Code list: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-RB...hwN1RtclE/edit

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Old 06-10-2014, 10:51 PM   #9
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It's the cam sensor ?
Post the diagnostic trouble code here. Can't help you otherwise. P.S. Just because a DTC says something like "...Camshaft Position Sensor..." does not mean it is always the camshaft position sensor at fault. Various things can cause that DTC to set. Just a word of wisdom. It will get expensive throwing parts at a car.

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