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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Axle CV Shaft Assembly
Common signs include loud clicking noises when turning, grease on the inside edge of the tires, and excessive vibration when driving.
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My car starts shaking when i accelerate over 50 mph. I have had my tires balance and rotated. I put air tires and new brakes.
Common causes of the vibration you are describing include wheel bearing faults, wheel/tire assembly imbalance, and defective tires. Other, less common possibilities include suspension faults (strut/shock failure), loose or worn out motor mounts, and even exhaust system faults. Certain tire...
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I changed out the top motor mount twice. I still have vibration. Could it be the lower motor mounts?
To check for engine-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive" and back, while the engine is running. If the vibrations disappear or reduce dramatically in "neutral," it’s likely that you need new engine mounts. Whenever there is...
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Feels like my car has a hard time with sharp turns
Hello, thank you for writing in. To start lets address the sharp turns. When you crank the steering wheel all the way to one side, you are putting a tremendous amount of stress on the power steering system. With that...
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I would like to know why my rear end shakes really bad at 55 mph
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with the tires or suspension. Typically you start by testing the simpler possibilities and work your way to the more complicated fixes. With that said, one of...
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vehicle violently shakes when you first start driving then smooths out after 5-10 miles down the road.
Hi there. It seems that the wheel bearings are most likely to be your issue. Even though the wheel bearing seems to be in good shape, it could be dry of grease. Suspension parts and the carrier bearing will not...
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When my car starts for the first time when it's cold it shakes as I put the car into gear but not in park. What could be the problem.
Hi there. The shaking is most likely the engine mounts are not holding up and are either loose or damaged. A loose or damaged engine mount will make the engine rock while it is running and when loaded the engine...
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Will my car make it?
Hi there. If your vehicle is operating fine, then the vehicle should make the trip just fine. For the vehicle vibrating at very high speeds, then there could be an unbalanced tire or the CV Shafts could be worn and...
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Car shake when going over small bumps.
The suspension could be loose or have a broken bushing causing the control arms to move around or the shock absorbers are worn and causing the tires to bounce violently at highway speeds. If you need further assistance with your...
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Vehicle is squeaking upin start or when super cold
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having a couple of separate issues. The squealing when cold is typically caused by the belts being cold and brittle after sitting for a while in chilly conditions. You will...
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When driving my car has begin to skip and also my car shakes when i get up to about 70 mph 2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Hi - the shaking you are experiencing could be caused by either an out-of-balance tire/wheel assembly, bent wheel, or a failed Constant Velocity (CV) joint in your front axle. If you feel the shaking directly in the steering wheel, the...
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I have a code P0171 and needs repairs.
Hi there. The code P0171 is caused by the engine getting too hot and not having enough fuel to burn. Check the fuel injectors, fuel pressure, and the fuel pump to see if they are working properly. Since the vehicle...
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My car shakes very bad whenever I'm accelerating or driving uphill...Could it be a motor mount or transmission issue?
Motor and transaxle mounts, or an engine operating condition such as misfiring, are likely causes. A fault in the transmission is a less likely cause of the shaking that you are describing. Motor mounts fail due to separation or tearing...
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shake in the front end
Vibration or shaking at moderate to high vehicle speeds, felt through the car body and/or the steering wheel, is usually due to dynamic imbalance of the wheel/tire assembly and/or various types of tire defects such as belt separations or excessive...
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The entire car shakes while driving
Vibrations, or shudders, felt while driving indicate the need for a detailed under-car inspection. The sources can vary widely. Some possibilities include: tire imbalance, tread separation, loose lug nuts, bent wheel(s). Worn/damaged/loose steering and suspension components can cause vibrations as...
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When I turn right it starts vibrating and shaking.
Hi there. The CV Joint on the right or left wheel in the front is popping the bearings and causing the vehicle to shake and vibrate as you turn. I recommend replacing both the CV Shafts on the vehicle in...
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My 2010 Pilot shakes when travelling down the highway. Most noticeable when I push on the accelerator.
Hi there. The shaking is caused by a lateral movement in the vehicle. Have the tires checked for a good balance and make sure that they are in good shape. If the tires have a cupping or missing tread areas,...
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why is my car shaking & raddle & why is my check engine light still on after i added oil
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Typically shaking is a sign of misfiring. Misfiring occurs when the air, fuel, or spark are being sent to the engine improperly. Since the check engine light is on, there is a strong...
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overheating and engine is shaking.
The condition that is causing the electric fans to come on selectively would be caused by the coolant sensor / switch. The sensor / switch is loosing contact connections causing the connections to the fans to cut off making the...
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There is no power and is shaking in overdrive.
The Mass Air Flow sensor (MAF) may be dirty and causing the throttle position sensor to act up. Remove the MAF and clean it with electrical cleaner and then put it back on. Check all the hose clamp connections to...
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Car rattles and shakes when the foot is off the gas.
There could be an issue with one or both CV Shafts. The outer bearing assembly on the CV Shafts could be damaged or out of grease causing the joints to stick on deceleration making the vehicle shake and rattle. Jack...

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