My car vibrates around 3000revs what is the cause of this?

Tiny
DANNIG
  • 1991 MITSUBISHI GALANT

I have been told that it might be the Cambelt.

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 2:13 PM

12 Replies

Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
  • EXPERT
  • 25,533 POSTS

I would look at mounts first. Then make sure the motor is working on all cylinders.

Cambelt? Not really.

Roy

Please consider a donation to help us answer more questions.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 2:20 PM
Tiny
DANNIG
  • MEMBER

The engine mounts? And how would I check the cylinders?
Also I was told that the drive shafts would need realignment

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 2:31 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
  • EXPERT
  • 41,939 POSTS

Which engine do you have?

Please consider a donation to help us answer more questions.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 3:03 PM
Tiny
DANNIG
  • MEMBER

Engine E39A

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 3:50 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
  • EXPERT
  • 41,939 POSTS

Yes, you most probably has a fault with the beltings but not the cam belt. It is the balancer shaft belt that has not been timed correctly.

Please consider a donation to help us answer more questions.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 4:20 PM
Tiny
DANNIG
  • MEMBER

What would be involved with fixing that?
And would that stop the vibrations?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 4:30 PM
Tiny
DANNIG
  • MEMBER

And most of all would it be expensive to get done?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 4:33 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
  • EXPERT
  • 41,939 POSTS

You would need to remove the timing belt to be able to realign the balancer belt. At least the front pulley and timing belt cover has to be removed to check the alignment.

Yes it would stop the vibration if the balancer shaft is not correctly installed. No if the vibration is not caused by this.

It should be a 2 hour job.

Please consider a donation to help us answer more questions.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 AT 7:53 PM
Tiny
DANNIG
  • MEMBER

Looking back since I have owned the car I thiink that is the problem
just a few more questions I would like to ask is this still free or is it just free for the first question?
Also what country are you in?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 2:52 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
  • EXPERT
  • 41,939 POSTS

All questions are free and donations are always welcome.

This site is international and I am from Malaysia.
Our experts comes from all over the world and if you add up the years of experience, maybe we are talking at least 300.

If you have anything else, you are welcome to continue. If you have anything new, you can always post a new question.

Have a nice day.

Please consider a donation to help us answer more questions.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 6:49 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Related Body Vibration Questions

Help us by donating