1996 MITSUBISHI GALANT VIBRATION

  • Tiny
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  • 1996 Mitsubishi Galant

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1996 Mitsubishi Galant 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 125500 miles

When I reach about 45 mph, my car starts to vibrate very badly. As I press on the accelerator the problem seems to get worse. I can get up to about 75 mph and as soon as I let off the pedal the car coasts real smooth. I was told I could possibly have some bad struts? My tires are in good shape and I don't think they are the problem.

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2008 AT 8:10 PM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

Start of by having the tyres check for out of round, have a balance done and get the steering & suspension inspected.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2008 AT 1:42 AM
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Rev your engine up to about 3,000 rpm while in park or neutral and see if vibration is still there. If no vibration, tires/wheels might be the problem. If vibration is present when not moving, check your harmonic balancer on the crank pulley. They are known to have fallen off sometimes.

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Thursday, January 10th, 2008 AT 10:48 AM

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