I have a 1997 acura tl with 197,000 miles. When the car is in neutral there is no vibration but when you put it in drive or reverse the car starts shaking. Also at 55 to 60 mph with the car under load (going up a grade)the car shakes but not the steering wheel. The vibration is getting worse I noticed that there is more oil on the frame under the engine since the vibration has gotten worse. Thanks in advance.
Wow..thats not good..first have motor mounts checked, maybe the tranny mount or possibly if ur car has it is the driveshaft bearings...good luck on the oil leak...maybe tranny fluid..make sure if ur losing fluid that ur checking them incl. the tranny fluid...u might find ur leak first of all by rechecking the oil cap where it is supposed to be ...same with all fluid caps.
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Check your fusebox for the fuse and remove the fuse, this will turn off the seat heater. There are two fuse boxes, one under the dash and one in the engine bay. Your seat heater is designed to run continuously so is most likely safe th drive the 10 miles to your dealer.
The problem is the ignition wiring harness, as described in the May 2002 Recall 02V120000. I tried to get Acura to replace it a second time (first time they replaced it was at 75K miles) with no success. Car started stalling/restarting again at 200K miles. I bought the part mentioned in the recall (~$70) and installed it myself - have not had a reoccurrence since.
You need to get to a repair shop and have them read the diagnostic codes (the computer port is in the center console under the change holder/lighter). With that amount of mileage, it is very likely the code will show that the oxygen sensors and/or catalytic converters need replacement. If that is the case you will also need a tuneup (plug, wires, etc). I had this done a year ago at 160,000 miles. It is a pricey repair but I get 29mpg at highway speeds and it runs nicely on regular (less power but no pinging).