what causes jerking problems


Asked by Mar 25, 2016 at 10:18 AM about the 1996 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck is "huckabucking" in every gear.  Will not advance over 30mph and is
jumping so badly that I cannot drive it.

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Check engine light on? Any maintenance done on it recently?

Best Answer

Check plugs and wires, could be as simple as that.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1996 Manual Nissan Pickup Jerking Problems. Please help 3 answers

    I have a 1996 manual nissan pickup truck. Everything is pretty standard. No 4x4, no anything, standard. My problem started this morning. It was working fine the first 5 minute driving to school then i...

    1996 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE Standard Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • electrical problem 2 answers

    My 87 Nissan PU has a problem: the lower 1/2 of the gauges stopped working. The oil pressure, temp, and main fuel level quit. The fuses at the fuse box are fine.Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. ...

    1987 Nissan Pickup


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Wiring problems? 5 answers

    97 NIssn has working headlights, dome lights, brake lights and interior lights and the truck dings only if the key are in the ignition. My dash light, 4 ways, turn signals don't work and it won't ding...

    1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE 4WD Standard Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • What causes engine surge when rpm reaches 1950 to 2050. 7 answers

    Engine starts and idles good. When rpm reaches 1950 engine surges up to 2050 and back down to 1950. Above or below 1950-2050 engine runs good. Engine is a 2400 with a 5 speed trans with 306000 miles.

    1990 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • CAR IS JERKING 37 answers

    MY car started jerking when i started it and while i was driving it when i push the gas it would not jerk as bad but it seemed like it did not want to pick up speed and when i stop it acts like it wan...

    2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Nissan Pickup Questions

Nissan Pickup Experts

#1 beater
Reputation 150
#1 dandyoun
Reputation 150
#3 Boats
Reputation 130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Truck"
121 listings starting at $4,900
Used Toyota Tacoma"
637 Great Deals out of 30,001 listings starting at $2,850
Used Toyota Pickup"
119 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford F-150"
3,177 Great Deals out of 215,801 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Ranger"
254 Great Deals out of 7,808 listings starting at $988
Used Chevrolet S-10"
7 Great Deals out of 1,822 listings starting at $1,749
Used Dodge Dakota"
151 Great Deals out of 4,812 listings starting at $900
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
1,028 Great Deals out of 55,963 listings starting at $2,400
Used Nissan Pathfinder"
464 Great Deals out of 24,628 listings starting at $2,800
Used Toyota 4Runner"
379 Great Deals out of 18,520 listings starting at $2,400