Car vibrates and it’s loud like if engine is moving

Car vibrates and it’s loud like if engine is moving Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission? 189000 Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of you...

Car vibrates and it’s loud like if engine is moving Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission? 189000 Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? 2010 Nissan rouge Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far? I’ve replaced one motor mount didn’t make a difference yes myself Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? I can feel the vibration on the pedal and [steering wheel](/topics-steering-wheel-nissan/). I can also hear squeak when turning

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I can hear the engine vibrate when driving more than 40 miles per hour does not shake when idle
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Hello Yesenia, Nice to meet you!

Nice to meet you
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I am sorry to hear about this vibration feeling you are getting on your 2010 Rouge. I will do my best to help you with this. So when it comes to these types of issues, they are certainly best to be checked in person. But I will certainly share with you somethings I have seen and what I would check based on your description.

I understand I was just looking for other advice as I keep getting different answers. I've replaced one motor mount because that's what was suggested but did not make a difference
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So I understand you had one engine mount replaced. You do have others, so you certainly want to check the other engine and transmission mounts. The power Steering rack mounting I would also check. If the steering rack bushings have failed, the rack of course could vibrate and since it's so close to the firewall, you would feel that in the floor and the steering column like you are describing. I would also check engine exhaust mounting. If an exhaust hanger has broken, the vibration of the engine does transfer through the exhaust and if the exhaust mounting broke or became undone, you would feel this vibration through out the vehicle which can come and go based on engine rpms.

Is that something I can visibly check for? I was also suggested that it can be a universal joint that's going bad. I did notice when moved from park to drive it clicks
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Front drive shaft joint is possible. But you would only get this when the vehicle moving.

it only does it when driving at a certain speed. if it's at a stop it does not shake
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Then yes, It could be a drive shaft joint. Some drive shaft joints can be replaced. Some require the drive shaft to be replaced. But of course it should be checked to verify You only have the one drive shaft which goes from the transfer case to the rear diff

Is it visible to where I can see it's going bad ?It confuses me because not only does it vibrate but I can also hear loud engine moving up and down or at least that what it sounds like.
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It may be visible, or you may need to grab the drive shaft and wiggle and pull on it to see if there is any play in joints.

Is that part usually easy to access at like an autozone ? What would be the exact name?
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I do not suggest using aftermarket parts for this. It's not a easy part to replace. It does require the drive shaft to be removed and may require a press to push out the joint and also to install the new one. It's certainly something you want to have checked. If your drive shaft has a center bushing, and the bushing is bad, that also can produce this as well, but would require the drive shaft to be replaced.

I should purchase from the actual Nissan dealer.
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If it requires a drive shaft replacement, the dealer would be the only place you can get it, unless you get one used of course.

Ok thank you so much
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