When i press my gas pedal my car hesitates


Asked by Jan 25, 2014 at 11:47 PM about the 2005 Ford Explorer XLT V8 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 ford explore v8 When i press
the gas the car hesitates then jerks, But it
dont do that all the time . Also when im
driving it shift gears smoothly. My ses light
is on as well. What could be the problem.

3 Answers


Sounds like the throttle position sensor. Have the computer scanned at your local auto parts store. Advance and Autozone will do it for free. Post the trouble code here and we can help. Since the ses light is on, there's a code in there. HTH. -Jim

coil pack maybe...

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Yes have the code read and repost with us.

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