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Old 02 Oct 2009, 04:22 pm
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Default 04 turbo - jerking on acceleration

04 PT 2.4Lturbo. started jerking several months ago. showed P0344, so I replace cam position sensor. still jerking. I replaced plugs & PCV valve. little better..now only jerks after 15 - 20 minutes of driving. I was going to try plug wires next. It shows codes P0303, P0344 & P0551. Any help appreciated
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Old 02 Oct 2009, 04:38 pm
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Default Re: 04 turbo - jerking on acceleration

Welcome to the forum.

OK, not sure if you know what the other codes are but 303 is mis-fire in cylinder #3 and 551 is a fault with the power steering. Don't think that last one has anything to do with the jerking on acceleration.

Follow thru with your plans on some new plug wires and it just might end your problem with the jerking.

Are you taking off the negative battery cable for 5 minutes to clear any old codes?
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Old 03 Oct 2009, 12:34 pm
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Default Re: 04 turbo - jerking on acceleration

Thought I did, but I will this time just to make sure. Thanks for the confirmation. Will advise after testing.
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