1995 Ford Contour Vibration at idle when in gear only

Tiny
JAKESTOOPES@GMAIL.COM
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  • 1995 FORD CONTOUR
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 77,000 MILES
My 95 contour has a distinct vibration when idling in drive or reverse. If you shift into neutral or park it goes away. When the vehicle is moving it goes away. If I power-brake and apply little gas while stopped it goes away.

I had it looked at by a transmission place, suspecting cv joints or possibly transmission mount, but no luck there.

What could this be? A vacuum leak maybe? Or the idle needs to be adjusted? Tried to adjust but couldn't see how to.

Or maybe just build up in the fuel injector?
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Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 AT 8:47 AM

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Tiny
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Check for vacuum leaks if none -clean out the idle air control valve and EGR/PCV valves to include the mass airflow sensor with an approved cleaner and test the throttle position sensor
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Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 AT 1:32 AM

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