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Bouncing/jumping during acceleration

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 99PreRunner, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. Oct 18, 2013 at 7:15 AM
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    99PreRunner

    99PreRunner [OP] New Member

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    Alex
    Gastonia, NC
    Vehicle:
    99 PreRunner SR5 v6
    Borla exhaust, AirAid cold air intake
    I'm having a problem with a bouncing sensation, kind of like if I were driving on a bumpy road, when I'm accelerating at high speeds and/or when acceleration requires a lot of power (i.e. accelerating uphill). It does NOT do it when I accelerate normally from a stop, but I can feel that it's accelerating differently than normal.

    My mechanic at work suggested it might be the fuel filter, the fuel pump, or maybe my spark plugs. I have already changed the fuel filter hoping that that would solve the problem, but it didn't. I plan on replacing the fuel pump or plugs next.

    Is there anything else that could be causing this problem?
     
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