Q: There is a violent shaking once you start to go over 55 mph

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It is fine driving the van when you are driving slow enough but once you start to accelerate and start to go 55 mph or more there is a violent shaking and it is controllable but it is violent. I am thinking it might be a drive shaft joint or something like that. I don't know much about engines so can you fill me in on your opinion thanks.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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