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graemj
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Oct 16, 2010, 4:11 PM

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Hi there,

I have a 2001 Hyundai Accent, dohc I4 1.6, automatic

When I accelerate from a complete stop the car jerks, as if you were driving with someone who is just learning to drive standard. However, this doesn't happen all of the time, maybe 50% of the time, and only until I reach a speed of about 20km/h(12mph), after that the car runs perfectly fine, no problems shifting or starting. I recently put in some injector cleaner but it didn't make a noticeable difference.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks for your time.


Hammer Time
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Oct 16, 2010, 4:24 PM

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That could be a Mass Air flow sensor problem.




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graemj
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Oct 17, 2010, 4:44 PM

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Thanks,
I'll take it out and clean it with the proper cleaner, I'll let you know what the outcome is


Hammer Time
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Oct 17, 2010, 4:51 PM

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That likely won't help. Dirt isn't causing an issue that serious. You can try unplugging it. Most cars will default to to a substitute value then.




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jdizzle22420
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Apr 19, 2012, 10:58 PM

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i have the same problem but cant find the maf sensor i have a accent 1.6 dohc and i see on the sohc its right after the air filter but i cant find it on my dohc. please help


zmame
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Apr 20, 2012, 12:47 AM

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Please don't respond to old threads if you have a question please ask it in your current thread you have posted.




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