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Car has excessive all-over vibration - especially when fan motor engaged

Anyone solve the problem of excess vibration with this vehicle - especially when the fan motor is on - is this all worn-out mounts?

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Does the car stall on hard stops or turns? when it is in park does it shake less than when it is in gear.. If it shakes more while driving, it may be the tensioner, which is the bracket that is with the belt next to the alternator. sometime when driving it may squeak, then stop completly. If it just shakes, then it is your motor mounts. try tightning them and see if they are corroded. you may need to replace them

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It is usually engine mounts, but the fan blade could also be out of balance, or the fan motor has a bad bearing, have seen this more than once

Posted on May 20, 2009

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