Q: My car vibrates between 50-60 mph

asked by on

Vibration not in steering wheel, you can see windshield wipers shaking.Truck drives fine.you can feel the body of truck Vibrate.

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A vibration while driving is generally caused by something that rotates with vehicle speed. A number of components can be the cause. An out of balance tire or tires, as well as an out of round tire (shifted belt) or bent wheel can cause vibrations at certain speeds. Driveshaft issues can also make the vehicle shake. If a balance weight fell off the driveshaft or u-joints are worn, the driveshaft can be imbalanced and cause a vibration felt throughout the vehicle. Worn u-joints will allow excessive movement in the driveshaft as it spins. Have a certified technician inspect the vehicle to find the correct cause of the vibration at speed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My car vibrates between 50-60 mph

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: P1000- On Board Diagnostics 2 Monitor/ Drive Cycle test not complete

Hi there. I would recommend reading this article that is highlighted in blue. The P0175 OBD-II code has multiple possible sources that can trigger the error code ranging from O2 sensors, mass air flow sensors or simply clogged fuel injectors....

Q: Hola quisiera saber donde se encuentra la valvula pcv de una hummer h3 modelo 2006

Hi Antonio. If you're looking for information about installing or replacing a PCV valve on your 2006 Hummer, please click this link. Gracias.

Q: I would like to know if my car is potentially water damaged.

Hi, thanks for writing in. I recommend you have your car lifted on a vehicle lift and inspected for debris caught under the vehicle. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.