Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I have a vibration at 45 to 60 MPH.

asked by on

My vehicle is vibrating at 45 to 60 MPH. I had the tires rotated and balanced. The vibration stops when you let off of the gas or put the automatic transmission in neutral.

The vibration you are feeling is not one of the tires since the problem comes and goes when you take pressure off of the gas pedal. The vibration is coming from the drive shaft joints or the bearings in the rear axle. The vehicle vibration would need to be inspected for one or more issues with the driveshaft or rear axle input or pinon bearing.

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

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: Won't accelerate pressing gas. 1995 Chevrolet Metro

Hello. There could be several different things causing the problem you are experiencing. There could be a problem with the idle air control valve sticking or not working properly. There could also be a problem with the throttle position sensor...

Q: Want to disconnect the door chime plug

The door chime is a safety feature that is set from the factory for all vehicles. It tells us when the keys are in the ignition and provides a warning when the door is still open and the key is...

Q: steering problem

Failure of the outer CV joints is a likely cause of the audible clicking noise on turns. Usually, back and forth movement in the steering wheel is due to dynamic imbalance of the wheel/tire assembly and/or a rim is bent....

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...