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The gas pedal, car jerks or bounces..car runs great..reaches..slowly

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After I start my car and put it in drive gear and hit the gas pedal, car jerks or bounces. The car runs great once it reaches more than 15 mph. To avoid that initial jerks I have to hit the gas pedal very slowly. This problem is very high when I wait for signals on a uphill. The cars behind me are honking as I live in a big city. Please advise me what to be replaced?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 What make, model and engine size?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: 1992 Ford Taurus
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 Could what your describing be an engine surge on acceleration?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: So what should be done to fix it?
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 I'm asking for a better description of the symptoms.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: I am unable to understand your sentence "Could what your describing be an engine surge on acceleration? "
Is I donot know what is an engine surge on acceleration?
Expert:  Daniel Busa replied 11 years ago.
does it do it again when you put it in reverse? Could be a motor mount or trany mount.have someone start the car and hold the brake watch the motor for movement if it is excessive than you have a mount issue Dan
Expert:  Daniel Busa replied 11 years ago.
While they are holding the brake with the car running put it from drive to neutral to reverse and watch for the movement
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Where is the motor located? and How can I watch whether it is excessive or low?

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