Questions tagged [vibration]

A very rapid moving back and forth of an engine part or piece of vehicle body or chasis.

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Car vibrating when brake pressed in idle

Have a 2018 ford ecosport (3 cyl) automatic. Comes with a torque converter gearbox. Issue: Mild constant vibrations when brake is pressed and transmission is in D. The vibration is lower in when in R ...
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Vibration following replacement of universal joints on drive shaft of rear wheel drive vehicle

I recently replaced the 2 universal joints on the drive shaft of my rear wheel drive Lancer station wagon (instead of the entire drive shaft). small welding tacks were done to keep them in place. ...
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Thumping/vibration linked with wheel rotation

I have a 1999 Mercedes C class with a wheel vibration. Its a pulsing kind of like tapping your finger on a table or driving over grooved roads. Its linked to vehicle speed and is apparent from really ...
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Steering Wobble between 60 and 80mph - intermittent (mostly there now)

I am hunting vibrations on my car. All started at early (6000 miles) after a pothole in Italy. Car is: Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce (TI) Q4 - Gasoline - year 2020 (facelift) Milage now: 29800 miles The ...
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Judder, Potentially Bad Control Arm

I have a slight judder/vibration on an Audi S4 which is felt through the car (not the wheel). It is felt normally at higher speeds (70mph) and is not always present. When I originally bought the car (...
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02 honda accord 2.3L, engine shaking and low stft

When the vehicle turns on it will hang around 750 rpm for 1 sec then go to 1250 and stay there. Eventually a p1399 code will come up. I turn the car off then back on and it immediately goes down to ...
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shaking front end

Hi I have a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. last week while driving home it started to shake at about 40 mph. then again at about 60. also shaking while turning corners. thoughtit might be the cv axel but after ...
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Truck wobbles from 55-60 mph. But steering wheel doesn't shake, changed tires n had rebalanced but still wobbles

My 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac wobbles from 55-60 mph, I changed all four tires and it felt slightly worse, they balanced the tires but I went to kost and they rebalanced the front tires and charged ...
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How bar ends helps in reducing handle bar vibrations on motorcycle?

I understand the basics of the resonance and how it works. Now the case is, there are vibrations from my motorcycle engine which then gets transferred to the handlebar. The motorcycle came with ...
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car vibrating only at 80-90 mph

I have a Dodge Charger 5.7 2016 (automatic transmission) It shakes (the car) at 80-90 mph its not like body problem no the car actually shakes a little if i remember correctly the steering wheel does ...
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Steering wheel vibration at exactly 110 kph

I have a 2013 Nissan Maxima that experiences steering wheel vibrations at around 110 KPH. If I go faster, it stops. I don't feel anything at all under 100 KPH. This started happening after I had a ...
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Vibration and Brake Issues in Bajaj Dominar 400 UG motorcycle

I have a Bajaj Dominar UG-2019 motorcycle which I have riden for around 6000 Kms. I have been noticing that it vibrates a lot between ~3000 and ~5000 RPM and vibration reaches to footpegs and ...
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Why is my pedal vibrating and making a noise when I start to brake?

need some advice here. I have just gotten 2007 Mitsubishi Galant from relative with some braking problems. When I go to brake the PEDAL vibrates and make a loud noise. I have taken it too the shop a ...
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Inconsistent hum from front driver

Inconsistent hum from front driver side and little shaky especially after 80mph. On a 2014 Lexus GS350 sounds like tire and did not see anything wrong with the tire
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Severe shake from car

My car INCONSISTENTLY shakes at various highway speeds. (Between 65 to 80 mph) the shakes feel like they are coming from the front end. When these fits start to happen, my steering wheel also shutters ...
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2002 Ford Ranger transmission issue

I have a standard Ford Ranger that shimmies when I take off in first real bad so I take off and 2nd and it shimmies less please help
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When to use threadlocker?

Despite the use of threadlocker being somewhat widespread (e.g. repair videos), I have yet to see a single recommendation to use it in any service manual. Perhaps this is my relative inexperience, but ...
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Rumble when turning engine off with aircon on

I have a 14 plate Fiesta - the air conditioner in the car seems to be linked to the main air intake so if you turn the aircon on it sounds like the fan is working really hard (which I guess is because ...
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2008 GMC Yukon 5.3L engine vibration at low speeds with cylinder deactivation

I have a 2008 gmc yukon 5.3L that has developed an engine vibration at low speeds with cylinder deactivation like when coming to a stop. Does not vibrate while normal low speed cruising but when ...
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Strange vibration noise in Subaru Forester

Every once in a great while, we hear a vibration noise coming from our 2014 Subaru Forester. It sort of sounds like a little buzzer, or a small electric motor is whirring. It seems to be coming from ...
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Why does my van shudder vibrate only after 20mph and only in gear?

1979 austin/leyland sherpa petrol o series engine. At about 20mph my van starts to shudder vibrate quite badly and gets progressively worse if I dare go at a higher speed. The thing is it only ...
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Is it dangerous to drive with worn wishbone bushes?

Just spoke to the mechanic who tells me my Volvo V50 has worn wishbone bushes. I asked him if it was safe to drive and he says yes, it is. Unfortunately, he can't book me in for the repair for over a ...
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2005 chrysler 300c 5.7 hemi vibration after 70km/hr

I have my chrysler and it vibrates everytime I press on the petal but only after 70km an hour! If I let go of the pedal it doesn't vibrate. When I press on the pedal it does. Only after 70km/hr. No ...
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Engine vibrating when idling after driving

I've recently had an issue happening off and on where the engine will begin vibrating when I slow to idle after driving. The issue does not occur during idle after turning on the car, only after I ...
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Intermittent vibration at various speeds

As the title suggests, my new-to-me 2018 Audi A4 vibrates/shudders at speeds ranging from 30-80 MPH. When test driving the vehicle off the lot, I suspected imbalanced tires however, the shop owner ...
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Nissan Juke 2011

My daughter hit the curb when she tried to go forward not realizing it was too close to the curb now the car wobbles/vibrates at 20 to 30 mph (kmh?), I changed the tires and did the alignment, but it ...
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What is my next step in figuring out the root cause of a steering wheel shimmy

I have a 2006 BMW M3. Since I put on wider wheels with wider tires in the front for track use (from 225 19" to 255 18") there is a wobble / shimmy between 70-80 MPH that can be felt in the ...
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Which will have longer lifespan: stock or urethane bushings?

Background: this is in reference to the previously mentioned 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon. This isn't a track car: it's only for fun street commutes and general Daddy duty. The car has upwards of ...
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2019 Acura TLX 4 Cyl FWD Vibration

I just bought a 2019 Acura TLX tech package, 4 Cyl CPO. Drives really well, but after a little while on the highway I can feel some vibration through the floor seats and steering wheel. I feel a small ...
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Shaking/Vibration in steering wheel & vehicle

I drive a 2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Turbo vehicle. I bought off a private seller about 8 months ago. The shaking started randomly about 3 months ago. At first, the shaking was only felt in the ...
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2007 Toyota Camry Shaking

I have a 07 3.5 v6 with 213k miles on it. Recently the car started shaking when I got to about to about 60. I had been driving it for about 20 minutes and it didn't shake before at that speed. It ...
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Possible causes of a crazy engine?

My car started becoming crazy all of a sudden. The engine keeps: stalling out of nowhere even if i am waiting for the traffic lights not doing anything it just stalls by itself for the same fuel ...
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Where to look first for "rhythmic" vibration under load

This is in an older Dodge B250 Van, with the Chrysler 318/5.2L v8 engine, not fuel injected. On a recent long drive, I began to notice the van has what I can only describe as a "rhythmic" ...
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New Vehicle Steering Wheel Vibrates in drive but stops in Neutral/Park

I just bought this DEMO 2016 Acura TLX Tech with 5000KM on it. The dealership just did a fresh oil change around August.They also installed new winter tires for my vehicle too! I drove it for 1 day ...
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Excessive vibration after new tire install

I took my 2003 Saturn Vue V6 AWD in and had two new rear tires installed. Immediately after leaving, once I hit 40 MPH I had excessive violent shaking in the steering wheel and whole car. I went back ...
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Noise and vibration when car is moving

My 2007 Toyota Corolla has been having an odd issue. When the car is moving, even slowly, I hear something that sounds like rubbing, and as I go faster, there is a vibration that starts as though a ...
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Why am i getting a vibration at 75+ mph but not in steering wheel?

It is a 2002 chevy malibu 192,246 So far I have replace both tie rods ends Wheel bearings front In the rear I have Replaced both wheel cylinders Tires honestly My front ones are slightly smaller ...
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Mercedes W126 vibrates at speeds over 120 km/h

all I am at my wits' (and budget's) end My recently acquired Mercedes W126 has a vibration which stats at ±120km/h. It is dependent only on the driving speed, whether in-gear or coasting, under power ...
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Aggressive car vibration at 1700-1800 rpm

So my girlfriend bought a used car, a Hyundai i20 2011. 1.4l 55kW diesel motor. She bought it with a guy who is a mechanic, so I was expecting the car to be OK. Once I got to try the car out, I was ...
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What are possible causes for belt tensioner "chatter" at idle?

Moving from one set of issues to another on my LS1 Chevy. With the gear in 'D', A/C on and the handbrake pulled, I popped the hood and noticed for the first time that the main belt tensioner is "...
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Car shakes from 60 to 80 mph, not tires, wheels or alignment

Replaced passenger side tie rod end Alignment done 4 new tires, all balanced Replaced front disc brakes and pads New rattle clips Greased up the caliper pins Any thoughts? 2008 Dodge Charger 167k ...
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Engine vibration when A/C is on

I have a Toyota IQ 2010 model. I bought this car second hand having driven 50,000 KM. When I bought the car it had power and acceleration issues, it wouldn't even climb a small ramp. Other problems ...
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2015 Toyota RAV4 XLE creaking noise

My car has 35k miles and was recently in a front end collision when an elderly lady ran a red light. My car was in an autobody shop for one month, and when I got it back, it made a sound like a door ...
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steering wheel vibration only when the engine is warm

my car is a 16' BMW 750i (G12) with 26,000 miles on it currently. When I first start the car, there is absolutely zero vibration at all, but I'm starting to get a vibration only through the steering ...
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Car vibration in 1st gear and no throttle (when moving in traffic jams)

I have a VAG 1.6TDI 5spd MT octavia. I've often noticed that there is a lot of vibration when moving in 1st gear whenno throttle is added (as in traffic jams or whenever traffic moves really slow). ...
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Vibration at speeds between 40-47mph

I went on a road trip of about 870 miles. I hit a speed bump at night because I couldn't see it due to absence of road lights. I applied brakes aggressively as soon as I saw the speed bump and I think ...
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2007 Ford Fusion torque spec for torque strut (dogbone)

Can somebody please tell me the torque spec for torque strut mount (dogbone) 15mm bolt for 2007 Ford Fusion 2.3L ?
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Engine Vibration 2007 Honda Accord

2007 Honda Accord vibrates really bad when put in drive or reverse, but when in park it doesn't. Even turning the AC on makes the vibration/noise worse. Any advice?
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2004 Yamaha Outboard 50HP vibrating around half throttle (2700-3100 RPM)

I've recently bought a 2004 Yamaha outboard, specifically a F50 TLRC (four stroke 50HP) and it is generally in good condition, takes a couple key turns on startup but always starts, a little rough on ...
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vibration on Geely Emgrand EC7

I have a Geely Emgrand EC7, 2014. It has automatic CVT. I am facing a problem. Sometimes when I reduce speed and again accelerate, I see vibration and/or slipping in my car. Just like slipping a ...