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2010 ford fusion vibration at idle and acceleration.

2010 Ford Fusion SE 4 cyl. 89k miles! About 2 weeks ago, was driving home when power steering went out, check engine light came on, car was over heating and vehicle went into limp mode (could hardly accelerate or get up hills) pulled over once, and it worked for about a half a mile perfectly, and went into limp mode again. When I got home, looked under hood and noticed my serpentine belt was OFF. Brought car in the following Monday, got SB replaced, along with my my idler pulley. Also got new tires for winter. - Now it has been a week since I have gotten the pulley and belt replaced. Car was riding VERY smooth, with new tires and new belt. (my old belt was loose, making a whining noise) I was very happy with the drive of the car. NOW today, i am noticing a vibration when I am in idle at a stoplight, or stop sign. - If i put the car into Neautral, or when i am driving, vibration subsides UNTIL I reach about 40 - 45 MPH, it vibrates for a little while, and then stops. I wonder if it is something with the new tires and cold weather, as it is snowing pretty hard and only about 20 degrees F. Anyone know anything about this?? I like the car other than the vibration!! It has 89,000 miles on it.

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Chances are its a minor miss in one of the cylinders. You don't feel it neutral at idle or until the trans goes into overdrive because those times the engine is not working very hard.
If it is a miss fire the check engine light will come on when it gets bad enough to affect fuel mileage.
If you have not yet changed the plugs I would start with that. There is also a chance you damaged the engine when it overheated.

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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    t_treps10 Dec 09, 2012

    Thanks for the info! As for the damaging of the engine, I was scared of the same thing, though everything is alright. I will have to try changing the plugs, see what it does! Thanks again


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