My 2003 Elantra GLS jerks while driving. Sometimes when accelerating and sometime when I start it.

Asked by Apr 04, 2013 at 05:47 AM about the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can be driving at 50 or 60 miles and accelerate the car will jerk, sometimes after sitting for 4 or 5 hours it will jerk or sputter when started.  It has around 85000 miles with regular scheduled maintenance.

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You could start by installing a new set of spark plugs and a air filter. If it still does it, get the codes read at the parts store to see if there are any pending.

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Thank you I wil start with your suggestions.



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