"motsco_ _" wrote:
> LoveMyHonda wrote:
> > Has Anyone Experienced This Problem Before. I have a 92
> Honda Accord
> > automatic transmission with 236,000 MI, all the original
> Honda parts
> > (except for spark plugs, etc.). While driving, car will
> begin to jerk
> > slightly (skipping; surge; slight hestitation), then go back
> > normal, then after driving a few more miles, jerk again. It
> is not
> > continuous while driving, but it occurs every time I drive
> > frequently. It feels like when someone is learning to drive
> a manual
> > transmission and they let up off the clutch, but the jerking
> motion is
> > not quite that "jerky". I also noticed that the Tach.
> > bounces slightly when the car is jerking. It does it at
> > speeds: 45mph, 60mph, 75mph, etc. The only time it doesn’t
> jerk is if
> > I slow the car down and shift to gear D3, then it stops.
> Have taken
> > it to the 2 Honda mechanics and the computer will not
> provide any code
> > to indicate the problem. One mechanic said it may be the
> > Another one said it appears to be the Torque Converter in
> > transmission. But neither was really sure. Please advise
> if you have
> > had this problem or know someone who has. Thanks.
> If you've changed your tranny fluid twice, recently, and that
> help, it's probably your Throttle Position Sensor. It's
> terribly easy to
> diagnose. Put an old-fashioned 'needle' Ohmeter accross two of
> the pins
> in the TPS connector and SLOWLY open the throttle. If needle
> you've found the open spot. It will correspond to 'cruising
> RPM', which
> makes sense, right?? Search this group for previous helpful
> posts about
> how to replace your TPS for less than an arm-and-a-leg.
Thanks Curly for the info. Will do.
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