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Car shaking at 50 MPH

Shaking at higher speeds is usually related to something that is rotating. Most of the time this will be the wheel and tire assembly. If you have tires that are worn unevenly, or if any of them have a manufacturer...

2005 saab 9-5 makes loud noise on the highway at 60-65 mph

Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is identifying where the noises are coming from. We need to determine if it related to the tires and suspension, if it is an engine problem, or if it is transmission...

I'm am having issues with my truck when I get on the freeway. I can't go past 40 mph on the freeway.

Hi there. The EGR (exhaust gas reciculation) Valve needs to removed and cleaned out. If the engine continues to not drive faster than 40 mph, then I recommend replacing the EGR valve (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/exhaust-gas-recirculation-egr-valve-replacement). If you need further assistance with your...

Shaking issue when accelerating 45-55 and 60-75 and areas between. (2007 Acura TSX manual transmission)

What you are describing does sound like a bad inner C/V joint or joints. Even if the C/V boot is not torn and all the grease thrown out like typically happens with outer C/V boots, inner C/V boots (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/cv-boot-replacement) can...

Misfire but when get up to 60 to 70 miles and hour, it runs smooth

Hi there. When I get these readings during an emissions test I usually start by checking the fuel pressure. A lean running condition from a weak fuel pump (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement) will cause this. If the fuel pump is fine, then I...

Truck seems to hop at certain rpm

Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing performance issues, perhaps misfires under heavy loads. If the engine is misfiring under heavy load it will most definitely be felt through the transmission and chassis. This...

Car shutoff completely at 100 mph

Hello there. A few items may be causing the high speed shut off. The most common would be a fuel pump (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement), fuel filter (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-filter-replacement), low fuel pressure, or the rev limiter. This kind of issue can cause the vehicle...

Noise while driving at highway speeds

Without being able to hear the sound and also with no TSB's (technical service bulletins) out from KIA for known issues that match your issue, it will be hard to make an accurate recommendation. Deep rumble sounds are often caused...

My steering wheel is shaking

Just because the wheel has weights attached to it doesn't mean it is balanced correctly. My guess is that the wheels/tires are out of balance. However, the problem could also be worn steering/suspension parts or tires (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/brakes-steering-and-suspension-inspection). A bent rim...

Heater only works at high speeds

If the blower fan is operational, then you might have a clogged cabin air filter. The filter is located behind the glovebox and should be changed periodically, to ensure proper HVAC operation and air volume. If the blower is not...

Car jerks and slows down

Hey there. This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/mass-airflow-sensor-replacement). The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior...

Can I drive over 65 mph with traction control on? Or should I turn traction control off?

Traction control helps with the stability of the vehicle in all conditions and works with the ABS system to ensure that the vehicle can stop fast and keep the vehicle in a safe condition on any roadway condition. I recommend...

When I get to about 60 mph and higher I hear a loud rattle like noise, what could it be?

Hi there. Check under the vehicle for any heat shields that could be moving during high wind turbulence. Also, look for any loose wiring or parts that can move when turbulence is making it move around at great speeds. If...

Glow plug light makes warning sound when driving at high speed

Hi there. Check the glow plug control relay to see if it is malfunctioning. This is a common part to fail on the diesel engines. The light is coming on for a the computer seeing that the engine is too...

Car won't exceed 100mph on the highway don't know why

Hello. The manufacturer limits the top speed of the vehicle as a safety. The only way to be able to increase this is to reprogram the computer. This would have to be done with a custom program. There are some...

Vibration when turning left at highway speeds

Hi there. Vehicle vibration when driving above 55 mph is commonly attributed to tire / wheel balance. However, the other symptoms you're describing lead me to believe that you might have damage to wheel bearings (as you indicated you have...

Car vibraitng at 80 mph and over

Hello there. A few different items can cause the vehicle to have a high speed vibration. Most of the times these symptoms will start at 65mph or normal freeway speeds. The most common causes of this vibration includeL wheel(s) out...

Car turned off completely during highway driving

In order for an engine to continue running, it must have three things. These things are compression, fuel, and ignition. If one of those three things goes away, the engine will no longer run. I would recommend checking your alternator...

Vehicle shook violently while driving at a speed of 30mph

Hello. I think it is possible that your rotors have warped (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/is-it-safe-to-drive-with-warped-rotors) again, and this is causing the shaking you are experiencing again. If you do a lot of driving and heavy braking, this could cause the rotors to warp...

Jeep shaking at 55 MPH

This is a very common problem with Jeeps. There are several components on the front suspension that can cause this violent shaking concern. First would be the steering stabilizer: This looks like a shock absorber and does just that, except...

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