What could be the problem, I have vibration during acceleration only. Ease up on gas no vibration.

Tiny
NORA.MALONE
  • 2001 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
  • 150,000 MILES

Have replaced the brake rotors, brake pads, idler arms, shocks, ball joints, tie rods and still get vibration when I accelerate. What could be the problem.I just dont know what else to do to fix this problem. Please help!

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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 6:06 AM

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Tiny
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None of the things you mentioned will cause a vibration under acceleration. Only the brake rotors will cause a vibration but that won't be limited to acceleration. The most common cause is tight universal joints. A less common cause is a collapsed transmission mount that causes a change in the drive shaft angle. Sagged rear springs can do that too, but the vibration will generally occur while cruising, not just when accelerating.

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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 6:17 AM
Tiny
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Have the tires/wheels and wheel alignment checked out-could also be the transaxles

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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 6:19 AM
Tiny
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Yes I had, new tires installed, a wheel alignment done and wheels balanced

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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 6:49 AM
Tiny
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Start checking the drive line for worn joints or a damaged shaft that may be out of balance.

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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 7:38 AM

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