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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,...
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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Driveshaft
Common signs include intense car vibrations and abnormal noises, like clunking, rattling, and scraping sounds, coming from beneath 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 in your hands. You grip a little tighter and press the accelerator a little more....

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Car started squealing and shaking back and forth
Hello. This does indeed seem like bad behavior. If there are no other visible symptoms (like the Check Engine or alternator light), this may be an accessory belt pulley which is seizing up, and forcing the belt to slip (hence...
The car makes loud shaking/jarring noise when the steering wheel is only slight turned rightward. There is no noise when turning left.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, the noise you are hearing from the rear of the vehicle and the feeling your vehicle has while driving, should be looked at sooner than later. The swaying (fish-tail) action, could be...
Heavy vibration when braking above 40 mph. Also vibrates in the steering wheel
This may be a variety of things, such as wheels and tires out-of-balance, poor alignment, worn or failing wheel bearings, worn or failing control arm bushings, or worn or failing suspension components. A wheel bearing will usually fail due...
My truck started to vibrate, lose power, etc.
Hi. When your Check Engine Light is blinking during acceleration, this usually means that the engine is misfiring in more than one cylinder of the engine. The by the engine misfiring, it causes the computer to adjust how the engine...
Vibration in the car - 2003 Dodge Neon
Hello. When issues get worse after a repair, always double check the work that was done. If you check that off right away, then you should look at why the engine is shaking so bad. This is typically due to...
Will bad brake calipers cause excessive vibrating in steering wheel while driving?
This may very well be caused by the uneven wear on the front tires. When uneven tread is subjected to various road conditions or braking power, this will definitely cause a vibrating or shaking feeling. This may also be caused...
My car vibrates when it's in gear, even at idle. There is less vibration in park or neutral.
Hi there. This type of vibration in my history has usually been the result of a weak, split, or broken engine mount or metal fatigue in the body. A visual inspection of the engine mounts can be a quick determination...
I can't drive at high speeds without the car shaking
Hi there. Your vehicle shaking over 60 km could be caused by several things. The possibilities include: tire separation and/or balance issues, bad shocks, bad springs, and possible driveline issues (u-joints, etc.). Securing the ramp/tailgate may be in order until...
Engine shake when started and oil pressure gauge dropped to zero.
Hi there - nice ride! I would first get the oil level back up to "Full". hopefully this was less than a quart low. I would also get a real gauge on the oil pressure to know precisely what oil...
My car will shake/vibrate violently when trying to start or turn off the engine after filling up the gas tank
Hello. This occurs from the purge valve not working properly. It can also be a vent valve issue, but that is not as common. These are part of the EVAP emissions system. If the purge valve is not closed when...
Loud vibration
Hi there. Weak, worn, or broken engine mounts can cause a vibration such as you've described to occur. These mounts secure the engine to the body, cradle, and frame, but also provide a dampening from the engine vibrations. What you're...
My steering wheel is shaking after hitting 45 mph.
If there was no vibration prior to this work, I would first check to make sure that the rack is properly torqued to the body and also check the tie rod ends. If any of these connections or fasteners are...
When I go above 50 mph my truck starts to shake.
This is likely a tire "out of balance" issue. Most vehicles have a certain speed where an out-of-balance condition from a rotating component (wheel, driveshaft, etc.) will resonate, or "echo" the out of balance condition - causing vibration, and even...
Second opinion on a front lower control arm issue.
Hi there. I seriously doubt that both or either lower control arm is broken; if that was the case you wouldn't have been able to drive your vehicle to another shop for a second opinion. My best guess would be...
Vibration in the steering wheel when turning into a parking spot or driveway.
Hi there. This sounds like there could be a potential problem in the power steering system. A shuddering/sticking valve in the steering rack, a weak power steering pump, or low fluid level may be the cause. For an issue like...
When driving and going over 55 mph the car starts shaking like it is going to cut off.
Hi there! There are several reasons why your TL can act this way. First off, if this behavior is predominantly after the car has been sitting overnight or longer, it can be the result of "flat-spotting" - the low profile...
My vehicle is shaking when I drive past 50 mph
Hi there. From the description you have given, the drivability problem your vehicle has may be a fuel delivery problem. This would account for your vehicle not wanting to start that one day. Next day, you were entering the highway...
Steering wheel vibrates when braking
Hello there. Many different issues could cause your vehicle to vibrate when braking. You have done well in replacing the most common causes for a vibration such as this. Other common culprits are the wheel bearings, the wheel itself, the...
drive train vibration
Hello there, vibrations are one of the most common faults with your 2010 F-150. You have done great so far in checking the drive shaft and u-joints as well as replacing the rotors and balancing the wheels. These are all...
There is a shudder on take off and vibration while accelerating - 2013 Ford Focus
Hello there. Many possible faults can cause your 2013 Ford Focus to vibrate upon acceleration. From your description, it sounds like you are describing an engine misfire. Misfires can be caused by many issues, but the most common are spark...

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