Why do the car jerk when I accelerate?

Asked by Jun 30, 2007 at 02:10 AM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I accelerate, it appears that the gas is choked off and the enjine jerks. What could be the problem?

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Check all of the fuel system components. Check the fuel pump, fuel pump regulator, and fuel filter.

Not a gas problem.its most likely your coil packs

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