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Car shakes when drive

All you need is to make sure all your tyres have enough air, and get an alignment to top it off. I have that problem because i have a slow leak and as soon as I put air in it, my 98 begins to take off like a charm and purr. Just do the alignment to make sure the shaking stops in case it really needed one, but if you don't have the money to do it, check your tyres for proper amounts of air.

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I got some wrenches,can i aline it myself.

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is the engine lite on? if a misfire shows, and the plugs are new, could be coil or wires. how does it idle? maybe air leak between mass air flow sensor and throttlebody.

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I have the same problem, you need to change de oil transmission or try an additive for aut. trans that resolve the problem for a while, but is almost most better changing de oil.

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Misfire means you need spark plugs replaced. Or spark plug coils.

That's why the whole car starts shaking because its running basically on 3 cylinders and not 4 as supposed. There is no gas compression on the 3rd cylinder because once again the spark plug is "misfiring"

There also might be even a bigger problem which could be the distributor cap where the coils are connecting outside the engine.
once you fix the problem the check engine will turn off immediately

hope that helps.

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poss torque converter lockup chatter , have codes checked , poss needs trans flush with mitsu sp3!! atf only ,or some type of mount or carrier bearing maybe worn

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