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  1. Hiccup/Pause While Accelerating

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I have a 2018 Patriot with manual trans that has done me well this last year and a half and she has 26k miles. In the last week and a half i have noticed a hesitation in acceleration while in 2nd 3rd and 4th gear. I've noticed it happens more during uphill acceleration. From what I've looked up...
  2. hard shift / stutter

    Engine and Drivetrain
    2014 patriot 4x4 latitude 6 speed auto- 80,000 miles. At speeds around 35-50 mph I'm getting rough shifts. It happens when I have taken off the gas momentarily and then apply throttle to come back to speed, like when I corner. I believe this is a down shift and it jolts me forward and sometimes...
  3. Acceleration jerking solved by new Spark plug

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi guys I had a big problem of jerking acceleration at 2500rpm. I've put new spark plugs last friday and no more jerking acceleration. I thought it was the CVT that was doing this, but I was wrong. :D
  4. DYI Spark Plugs replacement?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Been reading for half an hour and finally gave up ... How easy or hard is it to replace the spark plugs? Any threads with instructions? I'm a complete newb, any help would be appreciated to save me some money. 2010 FWD CVT 2.4L Thank you in advance.
  5. How To: Change spark plugs on an MK

    Engine, Trans and Exhaust
    Mods, feel free to move this to the knowledge base. I wanted to create it here so I can modify the thread right away. I recently did a "Tune up" on my patriot. I took pictures to finally create a how to because I have been seeing more and more questions about doing it on the MK. Tools...
  6. Hiccup at 3000 rpm

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi!!!!!!! 2 months ago I took my riot 2008 for the 25,000 miles service, I asked to replace the spark plugs with platinum type. It worked fine for about 1000 miles (I just feel the power of platinum spark plugs), but now I am having problems like fuel cut-off at 3000 rpm (betweeen 2800 and...