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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Brake Rotor/Disc
Common signs of faulty car brake rotors include noisy brakes, vibrations that can be felt through the pedal, and score marks on the rotor.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Ball Joint (Front)
Common signs include clunking noises and excessive vibration from the front, and you may start steering to the right or left unintentionally.
How to Buy a Good Quality Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer
It sounds musical, but what it really does is disperse vibrations that travel through the crankshaft to prevent damage to it and other vehicle components. The harmonic balancer, or vibration damper,...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Front Output Shaft Bearing
Common signs include a noisy drivetrain, excessive vibrations, and oil leaking from the transfer case in all-wheel or four-wheel vehicles.
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.
How Long Does a Driveshaft Last?
When it comes to important components in your vehicle, the driveshaft holds a lot of importance. This part is responsible for delivering the torque, or power, that is being made by your engine...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Driveshaft
Common signs include intense car vibrations and abnormal noises, like clunking, rattling, and scraping, coming from under the vehicle.
What Causes a Car to Shake?
You’re driving down the interstate, and as you come up to cruising speed, the steering wheel starts to vibrate...

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After new front bearings/hubs, Lexus still making noise and shaking
Hello, thank you for writing in. Feeling steering and suspension issues in the steering wheel is very common. While everything you have done is within reason, there are several components that need to be inspected or tested. You will want...
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My 2009 Nissan Altima feels as if it is vibrating when at stoplight occasionally. What could be the cause?
It could be that one or more motor mounts is getting tired. The Motor mounts are rubber to metal brackets, some of them have fluid capsules and they keep the engine in place while isolating the car from the normal...
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When i drive over a dip in the road theres a vibration/grinding in the pedal and car.also when car leans right it does.
A possibility is the motor/transaxle mounts are worn or sagging and that causes misalignment of the CV axles accounting for the noise and vibration. However, that is just one possible scenario. Vibration under acceleration could also be due to an...
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I just changed our brake pads and rotors and still have a slight shaking at65 and just gets worse the faster I go. Deals like the
If the vibration occurs without braking, common causes of the vibration you are describing include wheel bearing faults, wheel/tire assembly imbalance, defective tires, and perhaps a stuck brake caliper. Other, less common possibilities include suspension faults (strut/shock failure) and even...
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i may have to replace the lower control arm on 2008 sienna, what is the time frame to replace ? what about bushings ?
If there were a fault with the control arm (bushings, ball joint, etc.), or ANY component of the vehicle suspension, it would have been literally impossible to perform a wheel alignment. Alignment tolerances are measured in the tens of thousandths...
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Sometimes it doesn't want to start , shakes bad , low idle , maintenance required light
Of course, be sure any required maintenance has been performed. YourMechanic can assist with maintenance. For example, if the spark plugs have not been replaced as required that alone can cause the hard starting that you are reporting. Other causes...
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What would cause a rattling/grinding sound from the front side of the motor in my 2005 Chevrolet Impala
Hello, Most of the time this is caused by an issue with one of the accessory pulleys. Most of the time it is the water pump due to an internal bearing failure. I usually pull the belt off and turn...
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When I press on the gas the tires sound like their gonna fall off while I'm deiving
The required repair will depend on whether the vibration is suspension related versus engine related. If the tires are vibrating, there might be a wheel imbalance, tire defect, or suspension fault. If it is the engine vibrating, typically the cause...
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Vibration and sound along with clicking once wheels are turned when off the ground
Hello thank you for writing in. There are several components that you will want to have looked at. Regarding the wheel bearing, they do cause similar symptoms, and if you hit hard enough, you will want to have them inspected....
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Jerking/Vibrations
Hello, thank you for writing in. This is going to be a process of elimination. You want to start with the simplest fixes which include balancing, aligning, and properly inflating the tires. From there, or during that process of removing...
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Vibration when accelerating from low speeds, MPG is reduced
If your car is misfiring, the Check Engine light should be on. Unless it is not working.There are some other possibilities which would not turn on the check engine light, but without driving the car it's very hard for me...
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When accelerating after a complete stop, turning corners, coming to a complete stop or randomly when Parked a very odd vibrating
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several different issues. In this type of situation you want to start with the least complicated option, and work your way up. Start by making sure your tires...
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My 1997 mercury villager shakes or visit vibrakes when moving and engine shakes a little under hood and car sounds a little like r
Sometimes there are multiple causes, or sources, of vehicle vibration. Based on your description, the vibration might be due, at least in part, to faulty motor mounts. To check for engine-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive"...
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Sound coming from front wheel when driving / steering wheel vibration
Hello, thank you for writing in. When dealing with these types of situations, start with the simplest possibilities, and work your way up in complexity. Start by having the tires balanced. Make sure you have not lost a wheel weight,...
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There is a vibration when I accelerate and de-accelerate in my 2007 BMW X3
Hello. It sounds like you may have a failure in the drive shaft or possibly an engine misfire. If the engine is running rough then it needs to be checked fro any misfires or engine codes. If the engine is...
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I have a vibration in the center of my truck from 55-80 mph
If the driveshaft was rebuilt, I would first check to be sure that the shaft is balanced AND true. The biggest problem though is identifying a facility with the appropriate CALIBRATED equipment and knowledgeable staff. If you can identify a...
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Truck has a slight shake at idle in park or in drive at a stoplight
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with one of its three main components: air, fuel, and spark. Most vibrations and shaking come from a misfire of some kind. You will want to check...
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When i drive my car over 60 miles my car start shakig
Vibration at speed is usually due to dynamic imbalance of the wheel/tire assembly and/or a rim is bent. Even stronger vibration on braking can mean that the brake rotors are warped as well. Certain tire defects, particularly internal belt damage...
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car vibration
If the struts are defective, that can be a cause of vibration. It sounds like the struts have to be replaced anyway, so I would suggest doing that first. Check the exhaust system (is it all OEM?). Check for damaged...
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Hard shutter or vibrate at turning low speeds
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the issues started after the work that was most recently done, you want to verify that those repairs were done right and are holding. If the vibration and shaking were present before hand,...

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