94 Suburban K1500 jerks at highway speeds

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by Jgostrenga, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Jgostrenga

    Jgostrenga New Member

    My 94 suburban 4x4 with 5.7L TBI jerks at highway speeds and when accelerating to pass at highway speeds. Any one have a similar problem or know of some solutions?
  2. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    jerking as in the motor surges or the suspension Is beating the hell out of you?
  3. Dana W

    Dana W Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    Hard shifting? throttle sagging? Surging? Fred Flintstone has his feet down?
  4. Jgostrenga

    Jgostrenga New Member

    It's not suspension but it feels like it's engine/drivetrain related. Almost feels like it's hesitating at cruise to down shift from overdrive.
  5. Jamm3r

    Jamm3r Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    When mine did that it was the first warning sign of transmission failure.

    Sorry. Hope it's something else.
  6. Jgostrenga

    Jgostrenga New Member

    Im hoping that's not it but that's what I'm thinking as well. Was hoping someone with similar issues replaced a sensor or something. Truck has 196xxx on it so it's about due.

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