Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Vibration from the engine when i put the gear on D , while on stop 2012 Ford Fiesta

asked by on

is there something to do with the engine mountings?

My car has 30000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - yes, it is possible the motor mounts are bad if the engine vibration is more noticeable when in Drive or Reverse. Worn or broken motor mounts allow the engine to twist when applying power. This can cause the engine to touch a metal part of the chassis, transmitting vibration and noise into the passenger compartment. I would recommend an inspection of the engine/transmission mounts](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/car-is-shaking-or-vibrating-inspection) by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  • Home
  • Questions
  • Vibration from the engine when i put the gear on D , while on stop 2012 Ford Fiesta

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Fiesta mk7 zetecs power problem

If your vehicle is losing power, I would recommend having an engine diagnostic performed by a qualified mechanic. This inspection would run several tests including a scan of your vehicle for trouble codes and going from there depending on what...

Q: Randomly Shutting off.

Hi there: If your Bronco II shuts off while you're driving the vehicle, it can be caused by a vacuum leak, faulty fuel pump, poor electrical connections, dirty fuel filters or ignition system components such as distributor or coils being...

Q: How many air bags does my car have?

Your vehicle has 10 air bags: frontal air bags for both the driver and the front seat passenger; knee air bags for both the driver and front seat passenger; seat-mounted side impact air bags for the driver, the front seat...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...