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Car vibrates at idle.

Engine vibration trnsmitted through steering wheel idleing in gear. it happens worse after warm up. idles at 750-800 rpm. replaced front motor mount, egr, cleaned IAC and cleaned egr ports at intake. i still get a code 12 also...after the car warms up..some people said valve adjustment ..this is ANNOYING in traffic. 180.000 miles on car.help!

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Sounds like the Timing may have jumped a little bit...Check the timing!

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You may have a pulley out of balance. ie harmonic balancer, steering pump, alternator. try increasing idle, set it at 850-900.

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