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Idling Vibration-Intermittent Hey guys I'm a 20 year old who JUST bought his first car. Its a beautiful 2003 Volvo S60 2.4T. I absolutely adore it. But i'm also paranoid about cars, and rightly so this being my first car. Case in point: when i'm idling for maybe 2 minutes at a light with air circulating and A/C off the car will vibrate a little different than normal for like 0.5 sec then stop. Its nothing major, doesn't effect RPM (the idle is always stable). Is the vibration cause for concern? Sincerely, Matt- New to Volvo Owner

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  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    I have the same problem at idle...it started after the 105K timing belt service. No service lights signaling a misfire or other engine malfunction. Engine mounts are OK. Service guys are stymied!
    JF

  • Matt Mroz Nov 07, 2008

    thanks so much! you've put me at ease.

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Hi, that vibration is when the cooling fan comes on ,is comon in many diferent cars, enjoy your volvo,they are grate cars..........

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