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Engine knocking/vibration The engine check light is on. The van starts vibrating when exceeds 50 mph and worser when it is around 65-80 mph. It is not noticeable at speed lower than 50 mph. I have been driving under this condition for several weeks already. Not sure what the problem is.

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  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    same problem engine knocking/vibration and exust smell bad and bad fireing





  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    vibration when driving about 50 mph

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    check engine light on and wont go pass 50 mph

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A few different things could be causing this, most are internal engine components. First off, take your tires and have them balanced to make sure you didn't accidently fling off a tire weight when you hit a pothole. Next, if that is not it, either you have a blown head gasket, cracked rings, or bad rod/main bearings.

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