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Vibrations in 4th gear and TCC lock-up

Automatic tranny with 4-wheel drive. The SUV, in 2wd, is fine up through 3rd gear. At 4th gear (around 40mph, but as low as 35mph) the vehicle starts mildly vibrating. The faster I go, the worse it gets. I won't drive faster than 65 because at that speed it's really shaking the car. I've had the tires balanced, and been told it could be the U-joints. But it doesn't occur til 4th gear. RPM's don't affect it.

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It does sound like the u joints
with the eggine turned off and in park craw under it and see if you can shake the drive shaft if you can shack it at all their wore, replace them

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