So today I was driving up this incline at low speeds, at about 25 MPH and then came to a complete stop. Light turned green, slowly pressed on the gas, car jerked hard forward and back as if I let off the clutch really fast in a manual. This is the SECOND time it has done it within the first year of ownership.
This was so ridiculously hard that I have whiplash and my neck hurts.
After that the car drove off fine.
The first time, I thought it was just the torque converter engaging or something. Now this was something else . What the heck went on? Is this the CVT surge? It doesn't happen all the time however.
hopefully that jerking doesn't develop into a full replacement like with mine. I first had the surge/lag, then the jerkiness randomly, then it flagged the SES lights. Got my cvt replaced at 48k miles. Now it's been running fine with no lag or jerkiness
2009 2.5s with Takeda sri, Stillen front strut brace, 6k HIDs, black matrix depo tails, glossy black roof vinyl, LED drls., Plastidipped oem bumper, BrakeMotive package
future mods: lowering springs, Racingline or Stillen rear sway bar, 4 channel amp, catback exhaust, 2JR pulley swap
I had the same problem since I first bought the car. Nissan thought I was crazy and now they are saying they will only do it if they can replicate it.
Do you get the feeling that when it does the jerk, the engine feels like it died out?
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