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Old 06-17-2011, 12:08 PM
DaveX DaveX is offline
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Default First Gear Stutters/Jerks

I own a 1995 4.0L V6 5-Speed.

I have noticed that as I leave first gear from a stop, it is no longer smooth, and instead jerks, stutters, and sort of as acts like it wants to die. Shifting to other gears causes no problems, however, it does seem like I "feel" a little more resistance when shifting out of first, second, and third, into the next gear. The problem has been getting worse and it's almost consistent.

Is anyone familiar with this problems?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 06-17-2011, 12:13 PM
JesuSaves JesuSaves is offline
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Default Re: First Gear Stutters/Jerks

I had that problem once in my VW bug and it was the throw out bearing.
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Old 06-17-2011, 12:22 PM
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Default Re: First Gear Stutters/Jerks

possibly your clutch is wearing out. If its tougher to shift out of gears then the clutch is not fully disengaging. Try juicing the throttle a fuzz when you shift and see if its easier
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