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I have an '89 4.2L automatic. When I step on the gas, the whole jeep vibrates. The vibration comes on after about 20 mph when on the gas. The more gas I give it, the stronger the vibration becomes. Shifting into neutral at any speed makes the vibration go away. Do I have a transmission problem?

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Likely you have a drive line issue. Universal joints and Constant volicity joints are suspect.

Posted on Jan 31, 2018

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SOURCE: Tire Vibration

I have the same issue - but notice its worse when you accelerate hard in 5th. I have changed all the ball joints, bearings and track rod ends but its still there. From trawling the various forums I'm starting to think I need to change the suspension arms and top strut bushes. 100K

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 subaru outback engine vibration in gear

Did you recently replace the axles on the vehicle? This problem commonly occurs in Subarus when you replace the axles with non-OEM parts. The only fix seems to be to swap out the axles for OEM parts. Search the forums at subaruoutback.org for many stories of the same condition and some theories on why non-OEM axles cause the problem.

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SOURCE: 2008 Ford Focus Vibration

check the motor mounts

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: engine vibration in drive or reverse

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.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: engine vibration at speeds of 60 mph

most likely is not the engine but is a u joint in the drive shaft

Posted on May 05, 2009

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