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When accelerating (aprox 30-60km only) rumbling happens. If you let up on the gas it stops, but as soon as you re-press the gas it rumbles again. Shakes entire vehicle. Help!

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If the noise also occur when the car is at full stop while reving it high then have the engine observed while the hood is up. See if there is excess shaking it may be a bad engine support. If it only occurs when the car is running it may be the drive shaft or the transmission. You may need to raise the car and inspect the drive shaft down to the transmission. At times it could also be just the wheels depending on the noise and the shaking. Check first the wheel, have the front swapped with the back and see if there is a significant change. Your wheel may just need balancing. While at it inspect the thread for uneven wear. You may need to do some alignment of the wheels.

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