Q: Vehicle slightly trembles in idle, just started today.

asked by on

I recently had my spark plugs replaced, replaced my radiator, had a belt replaced, an oil change, and had my head gaskets replaced. Today I noticed that my car slightly trembles while in idle. I've also noticed my car losing power when going uphill, it lags big time. Also, my check engine light came on a couple of days ago, and got a code. The code was for a small exhaust leak, and the clerk told me it shouldn't be a problem. I'm hoping it's just a loose spark plug? Someone help!

My car has 135000 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. Vehicle slightly trembles in idle, just started today.

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: Where is the starter located on a 2006 lr3 4.0 liter?

Hi there. The starter is located on the back of the engine on the driver side attached just in front of the transmission bell housing. You may have to remove the exhaust manifold to get to the starter. If you...

Q: Clicking sound appears during decelerating. What could it be?

Hi there. What you could be hearing is the chain in the transfer case. If the chain has too much play, then the chain will rub on the transfer case housing when not under a load. Try going up a...

Q: My car acts like it’s about to die.

If you have a battery that is on the verge of going bad and is only at 79% then what can happen is you could have the other electrical loads cause erratic operation at lower engine rpms. If you have...

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...
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...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...