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Search My Stuff What's New Jerking In Gear 12 24 Wadeski Original Poster 6, posts months. I have noticed that I must have some kind of "bad habit" when shifting that causes the car to jerk a bit when I am shifting from first to second.

Basically, it only happens in normal driving not accelerating hardbut sometimes when i engage second gear, the car bucks a bit. The only thing i can think Jerking In Gear is that I'm shfiting up when driving too slowly, but second gear can be used when driving very slowly, so i am a bit unsure?? It's a combination of you re-engaging the clutch too quickly and changing up too soon.

Some people seem to think 1st gear is purely to get you moving.

This usually occurs if you...

Try looking at the engine speed at mph in 1st and 2nd and timing the engine speed change with the time it takes to shift to 2nd you can match the revs if it happens too fast. Don't know if I explained that right I don't believe changing up at too low a Jerking In Gear is the problem here.

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"Jerking In Gear" If anything it is easier to make a smooth 1st to 2nd change if you change at a low speed. There are two key factors in getting a smooth change; one is getting the engine speed well matched to the road speed for the new gear before letting up the clutch, and the Jerking In Gear is letting up the clutch progressively. There are many different clues which help a good driver to get the revs matched before letting the clutch up - muscle memory for the movement of the foot, engine sound, timing, and perhaps even a glance at the rev counter.

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