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Vibration from the engine causing the whole car to shake.

I replaced the engine in my 1991 Accord and when I'm driving it it runs like a champ, but when I slow down and stop at a stop light it shakes like it has the chill's, what's up?

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  • newblackman Sep 11, 2008

    '91 Honda Accord, just bought two days ago, driving fine until today when it started shuddering arythmically while slowing down or stopping for lights, also smells hot and acidic but nothing obviously wrong under the hood. Already know timer belt probably due for replacement--but is this something else?

  • Yankee1101 Oct 16, 2008

    I have a '91 Honda Accord and would like comment from others with the vibration problem. What did you have to replace ?? Mounts are expensive !!

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    car runs great above 2000 rpms, you slow down or stop it shakes rattles and rolls. Someone told me I have a cracked motor mount?

  • vwbug1083 Nov 23, 2008

    my car just started doing this tonight, and it doesn't want to accelerate normally either. could that be related??

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Sounds like the motor mounts are badley worn or possibly not allinged correctly also check the exhaust for contact with the body, if this is an automatic check your tourqe converter bolts and examine the flywheel with the cover off for out of square or vibration please rate -jeff

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