Question about 1983 Toyota Celica
My 81 celica has this slight vibration wich you can feel most when driving on the highway, it happens at any speed and it comes and goes but consistent, meaning that i feel it all the time, it never goes away.
does anyone have any idea what could be causing that?
If this problem exists at high speeds (like 60MPH to 75MPH) the U-joints in the drive shaft could be to blame, but the 81 Celica also has a "center balance bearing" in the middle of the drive shaft (essentially a center mount to the car's floor), and it only has a u-joint behind it - not in front of it. If any of the engine or transmission mounts are damaged it can wear out the center bearing prematurely. Sadly, the Celica also had eight mounting specs for this part so if you just want to replace the drive shaft it may take a lot of work to find one that fits, HOWEVER Toyota's factory repair manual does include detailed instructions on how to rebuild all of these parts if you can ground your car for a few days.
Posted on Feb 19, 2010
It could be rim or tire that is not mount and balanced try that first
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 28, 2015 | 2008 Infiniti QX56
Nov 07, 2013 | 1990 Toyota Celica
May 05, 2012 | 1981 Toyota Celica
May 09, 2017 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks
Dec 01, 2009 | 1992 Toyota Celica
Aug 11, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Camry
Jul 18, 2009 | 2004 Toyota Camry
Apr 23, 2009 | 1992 GMC Sierra
Jan 29, 2009 | 1983 Toyota Celica
187 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: