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My 1998 chevy truck 1500 vibrates so bad when i stop or when idle

It so far doesn't vibrate when the truck is moving it seem to be vibrate real bad when i stop at stop signs ect it not asbad just worming up but asoon as it's warmed up then it's the hole truck vibrates bad .

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    Sylvain Normandin Dec 09, 2013

    I have a Silverado 2006 and doo the same thing, when i slowed down to a stop signs, but mine vibrate a little bit when transmission is in park. anybody have a solution. thanks

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You left out a lot of needed information but I will try to help out.
You can pull the spark plug wires off one by one while the engine is running to see if you have one or more cylinders are not firing. Depending on how long it has been I would do a tune-up first, replace spark plugs and wires, filters, fluids etc.
With that done and if all cylinders are firing pull the transmission dip stick and look at the fluid, I am assuming you have an automatic tranny. The fluid should be a light red, if it is brownish and has a burnt smell then you could have a problem with the clutches inside your transmission which can cause this same problem.
Good Luck.

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