WHAT IS MAKING MY VAN SHAKE SO BADLY ONLY WHEN I...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Pontiac Montana
  • 220,000 miles

What is making my van shake so badly only when I accelerate. It's been doing it for a while and is getting worse, I checked tires, rims, tie rod ends, brakes and rotors all fine what else could be the problem

Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 7:19 AM

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  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
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  • 25,278 posts

If you're feeling this in the steering wheel and mainly when accelerating at lower speeds, suspect a worn inner cv joint housing. Most commonly it will be on the longer of the two half shafts and it may show up after the engine has been moved sideways a little such as when replacing an engine mount. That makes the rollers run back and forth in a different section of the housing.

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 8:14 AM

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