Q: Pontiac Grand Prix shaking at 30 mph

asked by on

I have a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. Just changed the tires, replaced CV axel, replaced spark plugs, replaced brakes (can you tell I got sold a lemon?), wheel bearings and a couple of other things.

My car shakes pretty bad at about 30mph. The tire guy said I needed to get a piece of my rim welded because it has a "small leak"(??) My neighbor told me I have an exhaust leak and that was just from hearing me driving in and out of the parking lot.. My car does tick when accelerating so I'm leaning towards that being the issue but I really don't know. I've thrown so much money at this car since I've gotten it and it's to the point where I want to cut my losses.

The wobbling started happening about 3 days ago and I replaced the tires, cv axle, tie rod and some other pieces since then and the shaking got better(doesn't shake when idling or changing gears) but it still happens when I'm building up speed around 30 mph.

My car has 98000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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. Pontiac Grand Prix shaking at 30 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: Won't Shift into drive, 2008 Pontiac G8

Unfortunately, it sounds like you have an internal transmission problem that will require the transmission be rebuilt or replaced. A transmission that won't go into any forward gear almost always indicates an internal mechanical problem as opposed to an electrical...

Q: Battery needs replacing.

The car won't start or the car won't turn over? Car won't start would not be the battery, but some other cause like the fuel pump or the ignition module. The battery may be the cause of won't turn over...

Q: Rim swap Ford Expedition and Dodge Ram

That is hard to tell without looking at the rim and the truck you want to install it on. It should fit but there is no gaurantee that the backspacing is correct. Try looking up the wheel manufacturer and see...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.