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Why does my car vibrate and noisy at red light and stop sign

I have kia rio 2002 The problem is vibration and noise when car `s staying at red light or stop sign
I am at a stop sign or stop light with the car in Drive (automatic trans), a loud vibration sound can be heard and also felt in the steering column and the brake pedal. As soon as I press on the gas pedal again, the vibration goes away. The only other way to reduce the noise is to place the car into Neutral.Spark plugs have been replaced one week ago ,engine mounts ok .Do you have any idea?

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  • voffchik Jan 10, 2009

    I think its Throttle Position Sensor

  • jhub belleza Sep 26, 2011

    engine vibration,when i start the engine again after a few hour drive.

  • Tabitha Wis Jul 28, 2013

    Check your motor mounts could be 1 or more broken. Should have 3 motor mounts.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    replaced cv halfshafts car vibrating accelerating



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Maybe it's the transmission itself. check it.

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