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Vibration on the floor underneath gas pedal

I have a 94 Nissan Pathfinder, 5 speed rear wheel dr. When I accelerate out of a light, I feel a steady vibration underneath my right heel. The pedal does not vibrate. It's a high frequency brrrrrr vibration that is present while I accelerate. It is most noticeable as I accelerate to 35 or so, and over 40 it is intermittent, mainly only when I accelerate. When I decelerate, it is also present, but not as much. Also, while the vibration goes on, the car's acceleration is retarded, and the rpm reads slightly higher, about 400, than usual. It really started today.

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I would venture to say your exhaust is hitting your frame, or, you may need new motor mounts. The exhaust is what I would lean toward. If you can imagine your exhaust sitting under your vehicle, and the fact that the vehicle has a little age, the motor mounts probably give a little, causing the motor to move slightly on acceleration and deceleration, thus your exhaust is going to move, and may be vibrating on whatever its touching. Good luck.

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