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I worked at ford as a auditor road testing trucks at random during production. Worth checking rear tyres , badly mis shapen or out of balance can cause vibrations through the body. Below 45, no vibration smooth as silk. The middle of the driveshaft is supported (from the vehicle chassis floor) by a center support bearing. Whatever rpm the driveshaft is spinning at 50mph it must be a natural frequency for the front driveshaft. Vibration at 40 to 45 MPH Its ok until around 40 to 45 mph and then its really noticable but goes away for the most part above 50 until you get to 70 where it vibrates again. My tires are new and balan. The vibration is coming from the drive shaft joints or the bearings in the rear axle. Prior owner has put on new shocks,some suspension items, new front prop shaft. 96 GMC Sonoma (S10) w/ 4. have also checked all 4 wheel bearings and they are good. 55-57 mph instead of 50-60. So after work today I went on some spirited driving and and finally hit the sweet spot of that Damn 70 mph vibration and surprise the vibration is all gone. This vehicle has been to back to the dealer 9 times in the last eight months for this condition. Does'nt feel like a u-joint or driveline vibration to me. 06 which caused me to think driveshaft. This is on an 04 Excursion, 4x4, 6. The vibration starts at around this speed then disappears after I get above 95 km/h (um, 60 mph?) I've been told it's everything from poor wheel balancing to bad u-joints to bad parts on the side of the differential. What could cause vibration over 70 mph in an E350 ford van? Wiki User 2009-07-16 23:52:41. SAME COMPLAINT AS OTHERS. I have a 2003 5 door Freelander. 2004 Toyota Tacoma 2. I don't get out on the interstate much so I don't get much chance to drive over about 50 or 60 MPH. Lastly, I notice the vibration more when I turn right than left. The Miata is sensitive to vibration because it has such a tight, low isolation, suspension. 0, drove 2000 miles to Florida and back at 80-100 mph. Sort of makes a 'whirring. I can feel it in my butt at 50-55 mph. RE: Drivetrain Vibration IP: Logged Message: Thanks for the input DSW, I have put new Trans mount, rear wheel bearings and about everything that would be associated with driveline vibration. Shaft looks good. If its the driveshaft would that cause a vibration at all speeds and get worse as rpms/speed increase? this only happens at about 60-65 and is intermittent Show Full Signature 2003 Mustang GT - Eibach Springs - Flowmaster 40 Series - Custom Dyed Interior RAL 9005 - 3. After driving to NY skiing last weekend, the noise doubled and I could not drive faster than 40 mph due to the vibration. tires are correctly balabced and straight. 60-65mph vibration/shaking Discussion in 'International Forum' started by afdx214, Jun 13 At first it was only one or two times since this friday - all the time when I drive between 55-65. Is my driveline just off balance?. Traveling for the holidays and will return to dealer upon our return. I have a 2018 F-150 3. Lycoming 370 Max. The differential is mounted to the body of the car. It vibrates enough to make a cup of liquid with ice make noise. If I left off of the gas, the noise/vibration was not as bad as when hitting the gas. I can feel it in my butt at 50-55 mph. harmonic effect, albeit worse at lower speeds). My street rod has a good vibration at 60 to 65 mph miniumal shake b-4 and after that. Just like his truck, I get a wobble around 35-40 mph and then the vibra machine kicks in around 65-70mph. I now feel the small v. 60mph works well, if possible, as 60mph = 60 seconds/mile ("Mile a minute"). I am getting a slight vibration between 70- & 80 Mph. This is when the vibration issue started, 2004. This is definitely NOT engine RPM or gear dependent. The combination of floor pan vibration and speed of vehicle when it occurs would indicate rear driveline or tire balance issue. Spec for the tires is 0. I get a second vibration at 49-52 mph that can only be described as the rear of the truck hopping. I still had the essentially same vibration with the 4. If you have a lot of miles on your truck, have modified the suspension or drive train in any way, you may be experiencing driveline vibration. Especially on a downward slope. My car has a drive train vibration at around 60 to 70 mph when loaded. "Dealt" with the issue for about 40,000-plus miles (had all 4 tires replaced plus alignments during said period) whilst Volvo dealership attempted to correct: e. It sounds like it is coming from the front end, but hard to tell (my hearing is not very good). IF you have a 2 piece driveshaft you will have a slip yoke by the Carrier bearing. Pretty much did it. Not felt in steering wheel much, more through seat. Driveshaft vibrations are amplified when using an overdrive transmission such as TREMEC 5- and 6-speeds because customers often use a numerically higher rear-axle gear ratio, increasing driveshaft speed, even though engine rpm is lower. Transmission just rebuilt rear rear just rebuilt. Engine, Trans & Driveline. AlbertvilleAl wrote:After 2400 miles our 2010 Escape (3. So much so, that the headliner in the back seat area vibrates at 75 MPH (it's Texas, so 75 MPH speed zones are common). If I'm driving between 30 and 50 with the vibration and throw it into neutral, the vibration quits entirely. "I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees. Our technicians tell us this condition is commonly caused by a failed automatic transmission torque converter. Vibration at 40 to 45 MPH: Jazz921: Drivetrain Tech: 4: 08-17-2013 09:05 AM: Vibration near 50 mph: Relax and Drive: Drivetrain Tech: 4: 03-29-2013 09:18 AM: Vibration at 60+ mph: SLRebel: Wheels and Tires: 23: 03-22-2013 11:31 PM: Finally cured my 60-68 MPH vibration: oldcrowalki: General Ford Ranger Discussion: 10: 01-11-2013 07:37 PM. It's most obvious on the level at constant speed or going downhill at 20-40 mph, also around 60 mph, not a simple increase with speed. Show Full. Before tire replacement, had. At 60+ mph it is undetectable again. Vibration At 60-70 Mph ? Sign in to follow this. They could. It was out of round, so had it rebuilt and the vibration. I have had. It only vibrates from 45 to 65 MPH, above and below that its silky smooth. I've had a front end alignment,changed shocks,tires balanced and still a great vibration at 60-65 mph. Seems to be worse when slowing down. They also put in new spice yoke and u joints. It was out of round, so had it rebuilt and the vibration. Had a bad vibration on my '79 1-ton 4x4 Ford. Some customers may comment about a vibration at speeds of 56-72!km/h (35-45!mph) or 96-120!km/h (60-70!mph), which can be felt in either the seat or steering wheel. You could be doing 75-80 with a pretty good vibration throughout the car but as soon as you are off power the shaking stops. New single piece Hinson Motorsports driveshaft with no issues. Can almost hear it too. The rear diff noise vanished with the new bearing but the driveline vibration remains. all u-joints new. Any one have issues with driveline vibration? Starting at about 55-60 mph, get high frequency vibration from under the jeep. The 2011 is King. However, I can't figure out where in the driveline! The vibration starts at 40 mph, is worst at 50-60 mph and seems to taper off a LITTLE up through 80 mph. The vibrations start lightly around 60 mph. There is a little tire vibration mixed in at different speeds but the two vibes above are very consistent. 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95. The vibration is the same during acceleration, deceleration, coasting, and it doesn't matter if I am in 4th or 5th gear. IF you have a 2 piece driveshaft you will have a slip yoke by the Carrier bearing. Driveline vibrations are probably the hardest things to diagnose next to intermittent electrical problems. getting wheel bearings checked but i dont see how they would miss it if i just got new rims. It happens above 55 mph, is most noticeable at 65, and is less but not absent at 70 mph. 2001 Xterra clunk when shifting to reverse/ vibration at 60+mph 2001 Xterra SE 4x4 3. Condition/Concern. Being fed up I took the driveshaft to a specialty shop to have them make sure I did the u-joints correctly and balance it. The car starts vibrating around 50 mph and it gets worse the faster you go. Taking it out this morning. It’s very difficult to find the source of a driveline vibration in a rear wheel drive vehicle. 3K a slight vibration started at 25-30, 55-60, and 90-95 mph. Worn out u-joints or bushings can cause the driveshaft to vibrate. 0 AWD) started exhibiting driveline vibration above 55 mph. Once I reach 60mph I get a driveline vibration. Vibration between 60-70mph 09-15-2011 09:00 PM #1. This is for the 2001 Dodge Dakota in my signature. when transitioning from drive to coast torque in the driveline, to nowanytime above 40 MPH. im thinking its eaither my warn suspension or my drive shaft. The vibration is felt in the steering wheel. Anyone else having this problem Driveline vibration highway speed. I feel this vibration thru my acc. If there's no vibration in Park, we can take the wheels off completely, put the coach on a lift, and run it up to 60-70 mph. I'm inclined to think a bend axle, since I have swapped tires front to back and it persists. An early warning: Fixing this problem may prove quite costly as the main cause of vibration is one of the (neglected) drive shafts. 5 with a 10 speed Trans, the truck has less then 2000 miles on it and whey the trucks hits 50-60 mph it develops a harmonic/vibration that goes away when you let off of the gas pedal. I bought a used 07 RX 350 and I soon noticed that I get a vibration at around 80 MPH, a speed at which I don't drive often enough so I wasn't concerned about it at first. starts 40 mph or so smooths back out above 65 mph. Heavy deep groaning sound and nasty vibration from the rear end of the car when decelerating and maintaining speed above 60+ MPH. The vibration disappears at 60 and above speeds. I just got a '96 GTS, and it has a vibration in the front end at over 70 mph, but if you go slower or easy up to over 70 it goes away. 3 105 260 2850 V0-540-81 83 333Min. Vibration. Prior owner has put on new shocks,some suspension items, new front prop shaft. change) Struts (3rd set) in good shape; wheel bearings (3rd set) in good shape. This means that a vibration that would have been noticeable at about 90 mph is now noticeable at 60 mph. You said you were having severe vibes between 60 and 70 mph, almost all the complaints on vibes are either above 70 mph or below 45 mph. Tu ou could try dropping it in 4lo and doing 15MPH. That helped but didn't go away completely. My old truck which is not a Mack (Don't shoot!) has a terrible driveline vibration between 50 and 70 mph. its not a huge vibration, its subtle, yet you definitely know its not normal. I have a driveline vibration only in high gear at freeway speeds (55 on up). The vibration is coming from the drive shaft joints or the bearings in the rear axle. While in 2 wd- on and off there is a vibration from what I believe is a bad u-joint or two in the driveline, probably the rear driveshaft. I've been chasing a high speed vibration--it starts about 60 mph and stays there up to 80 mph. Eliminated any engine possibilities as noise/vibration does not present itself throughout the same rpm range going up the 5 spd manual until at highway speeds. Driveshaft guy said it was out and he balanced it up to 1800 rpm and its good. My '55 6237DX has a significant vibration at around 40 mph to around 60 mph. 5, The mechanic shop re balanced the drive shaft and the vibration was still there. My mileage is almost 175K. I recently shared discovering my front driveshaft was leaking grease from its constant-velocity joint boot. IF you have a 2 piece driveshaft you will have a slip yoke by the Carrier bearing. The vibration is the same during acceleration, deceleration, coasting, and it doesn't matter if I am in 4th or 5th gear. I was almost certain it was drivetrain related, because if it were tires or front end components, it wouldn't ever diminish in severity by taking the car out of gear. Re: Strong vibration between 50-60 mph not if it goes away when you push in the clutch, that means you are taking away the load on the driveline and letting the car just rollthe wheel is still spining and the eng and trans is in limp mode. On my Lincoln between 48 to 60 mph I had a low sounding vibration that sounded like a woofer speaker. When the vibration occured I went into Neutral and it still appears to be present so not driveline, it occured with my original wheels 20 chrome clads and also with my current wheels and. The vibration would only hit bad from 55 60 MPH but still ruined the cardan joint gues this is even worse with lowered trucks like mine. Our driveline vibration was most noticeable between 35 and 50 mph, which, inconveniently, is right where our Grand spends the meat of its time. Driveshaft balance issues can generally be felt at vehicle speeds over 30 mph. You said you were having severe vibes between 60 and 70 mph, almost all the complaints on vibes are either above 70 mph or below 45 mph. The car starts vibrating around 50 mph and it gets worse the faster you go. The vibrations start lightly around 60 mph. However, it decreases when you speed up. I have replaced the carrier bearing of driveshaft, 2 u-joints, both inner-outter tie rods. If that is smooth (concrete) the vibration is less. I also replaced the engine and tranny mount for new ones. So my first effort as to replace both flex disk and the center support bearing, but the vibration remained. It has a bad vibration at speeds of 50 to 60 mph. Installed 3 weeks ago. So I'm hoping that the Driveshaft Alignment Kit from JTR will take care of the cardan joint failure problem. Potential Sources of Vibration. rear driveshaft vibration. When I give it some gas the vibration seems to go away, but when just holding speed at 60mph or over there is a rolling vibration in the driveline. I feel it in the driver side floorboard at its worst. Stopped the truck, started again and all smooth for 30 minutes of driving, at speeds over 50 mph Then, same thing Monday. The tool provides the frequency and amplitude of the vibration. I started by replacing my warn out u-joints. He called me after checking it out and told me it checked in the machine but from experience knew it would vibrate because it was incorrectly piloted. Noticed a slight vibration around 55 to 70 mph felt through the steering and pedals, but didn't think much of it. I recently shared discovering my front driveshaft was leaking grease from its constant-velocity joint boot. These vibrations often occur at speeds of 35–45 mph (56–72 km/h) or 60–70 mph (96–120 km/h) and are felt in. The steering wheel vibrates back and forth very bad at 70+. of 1,800 engine rpm with. I have no idea the cause. Heavy deep groaning sound and nasty vibration from the rear end of the car when decelerating and maintaining speed above 60+ MPH. I thought it might be related to the driveshaft repair I had done last winter, so thats been pulled, re balanced, and re installed. 2001 Xterra clunk when shifting to reverse/ vibration at 60+mph 2001 Xterra SE 4x4 3. The left rear was out of balance by 1. I have an 83 GT, 5 speed. At 45 -55 mph there is a vibration in the steering wheel, gas pedal, shifter. 31,725 satisfied customers. I 'thought' I could still feel some small vibration around 55-60 mph. wheels after driving, drive tires have only. The middle of the driveshaft is supported (from the vehicle chassis floor) by a center support bearing. Get off the gas = vibration instantly disappears. NOTE: When the application procedures are specified in this manual, follow them. When I give it some gas the vibration seems to go away, but when just holding speed at 60mph or over there is a rolling vibration in the driveline. 60 - 70 mph vibration I will try this week to have the rubber componants checked in the driveshaft. 7L Driveline Posted to Asian PowerTrain on 9/20/2013 14 Replies i have a vibration that comes in around 55-60 mph and gets worse around 70-75 mph. Spec for the tires is 0. My friend at my car parts place suggested (after telling him this story today) I rotate the driveshaft 180 degrees and reinstall it and see it the vibration changed. The combination of floor pan vibration and speed of vehicle when it occurs would indicate rear driveline or tire balance issue. 7 trips to the dealer and 7 confirmations that their was a problem by the techs and service manager. I have a vibration that is driving me crazy at 25 and 60 mph that seems to go away at other speeds. I own a 2004 Ford F-150. " -Stephane "Charb" Charbonnier. Help with a Vibration This Vibration was a big surprised me as Sunday afternoon I parked the truck in the garage and no Vibration, so early this evening I take it to town and its got a bad Vibration grrrrrr and it only shows up once I get between 48/50 MPH and all the way to 68 as that is as fast I I wanted to push the speed. Bad hub bearings can cause it, but they've gotta really be toast. 68 camaro vibrates between 60 and 80 mph. That is when I finally found my vibration. Both front hubs have been replaced as they went very bad within a month of each other. It is recommend to replace the torque converter and install an updated powertrain control module (PCM) to correct this concern. Input shaft and output shaft are spinning at the same RPM, So is the engine as there is no reduction or multiplication happening. Whatever rpm the driveshaft is spinning at 50mph it must be a natural frequency for the front driveshaft. 6 V8 AUTO Trans. These seem fine to me as well. As with FWD vehicles, make sure your tires and tire balance are good before you look to the driveline. Appears to be coming from the flywheel/torus area. By Jim Clark, Hot Rod M. The car has big amplitude vibration at speed 25~35 mph. Also the Truck will vibrate while drive if i put the gear in Neutral, however it feels worst under acceleration especially between 60 km/h (40MPH) and 100 km/h. 21 gears the driveshaft spins at roughly 34 hz and 41 hz for 3. I have a driveline vibration only in high gear at freeway speeds (55 on up). Not a bent rim or out of balance tire. My company leases Ryder trucks and we are now in 2013 Prostars, I have had a vibration/shake between 60-65 mph, since truck was new. Help with a Vibration This Vibration was a big surprised me as Sunday afternoon I parked the truck in the garage and no Vibration, so early this evening I take it to town and its got a bad Vibration grrrrrr and it only shows up once I get between 48/50 MPH and all the way to 68 as that is as fast I I wanted to push the speed. 10 bronze badges. 96 GMC Sonoma (S10) w/ 4. If I left off of the gas, the noise/vibration was not as bad as when hitting the gas. It had to be some kind of harmonic thing. Driveshaft guy said it was out and he balanced it up to 1800 rpm and its good. Just changed very noisy whining rear diff, replacement, used LSD very quiet. high frequency vibration (aka “rumble-strip”), not a thump-thump. Re-check the balance and runout of the driveshaft, because unbalance is the major factor in 1/2 critical virbations. 5 m/gal regardless of driving habits from driving like an elderly person to a hot rod driver. That helped but didn't go away completely. 1/4 the speed 60. Second, when on the highway, 60mph+ the vibration increases with speed. Hi All, Just acquired a 2003 Discovery II, very tidy, but with a touch over 100K miles. There is nothing until you get to 30 but it is quite plain at that point. The problem: Drivers may note a vibration at highway speeds due to the driveshaft and rear dampening support system not adequately absorbing the. Acceleration-Heavy Backlash An increase in speed at one-half to full throttle, such as Gear teeth clearance. If a balance weight fell off the driveshaft or u-joints are worn, the driveshaft can be imbalanced and cause a vibration felt throughout the vehicle. Do you have any insight as to what the problem is with these models. Use the following chart (Fig 2) to help identify driveline components that may cause surge/vibration. The problem is the car has a vibration that seems to start at any speed over 50 mph under accel or coasting, in gear or neutral. A vibration begins at 45mph and vibrates through the whole car in waves at all speeds upwards. New nuckle joints on front axle. Drive Shaft Harmonics DRIVELINE/UNIVERSAL JOINT CANCELLATION. I have the same/similar vibration. Below 60 it's fine. Sat Nav on dash vibrates side to side. Driveshaft guy said it was out and he balanced it up to 1800 rpm and its good. I thought it might be related to the driveshaft repair I had done last winter, so thats been pulled, re balanced, and re installed. I checked the fluids they seem. ON the gas and off. Have owned our 97 astrovan awd for last 8 years 130,000 miles , developed a driveline vibration 60 mph in the last couple years and cant seem to track. Have a certified technician inspect the vehicle to find the correct cause of the vibration at speed. 45), I guess it will vibrate @ 4060 RPM as well. Reduce the u-joint operating angles of the driveshaft. That afternoon, when first driven above 60 mph, a front-end vibration (oscillation) was immediately evident. Not sure though. There have been reports of successful rebuilds - but that depends largely on the ability of driveline shops to do so. Osilating vibrations at different speeds is the problem, 38 to 40 mph, 58 to 64 mph, 72 to 78 mph. Bad hub bearings can cause it, but they've gotta really be toast. AlbertvilleAl wrote:After 2400 miles our 2010 Escape (3. May look into an aluminum driveshaft. Driveshaft guy said it was out and he balanced it up to 1800 rpm and its good. It is not a front end or wheel issue. Re: 2004 Silverado Vibration At 40 MPH On Smooth Road 12-18-04 11:07 AM - Post# 577971 In response to jefro I had new tires put on a smooth driving truck and got a new vibration at around 40 MPH. My 840 vibration (just fixed after trying 10 possible solutions) occurred at ~ 30 mph, also at ~ 60 mph and ~ 90 mph (ie. Thanks for your help. The vibration builds with speed and peaks around 3000 + rpm (approx 60 mph) and is there regardless if the car is accelerating or slowing (usually not a sign of u joint issues). It sounds like it is coming from the front end, but hard to tell (my hearing is not very good). This vibration is more pronounced when towing or hauling a heavy load. Got 4 new Michelins and then the vibration at 65 mph. There has been quite a few people who have had their driveshaft replaced and it did nothing to cure the vibes. The steering wheel does vibrate but the worst places are the cup holder on the dash and the front passenger seat. A month later now. Te bulletin from gm says to Replace the rear cab mounts. Driveline vibration comes in at 60 mph bad at 65 disappears at 75. Suddenly last month it started doing it almost constantly, plus my Sprinter would shake violently while accellerating between 45 and 60. With the aluminum, I did not notce any vibration below about 60-70 mph. A tire vibration will be of a lower frquency than a driveline vibration Most times a driveline vibration will make kind of a humming type noise as well. 96 GMC Sonoma (S10) w/ 4. The dealer has connected an oscilloscope to the steering column to record data, but found nothing. I have an 08 CRV 2wd and vibrates between 20-40 miles/hr during acceleration. Similar to 47J except for cabin, open engine compartment, oil system and lights. The dealer cannot find anything wrong. This is when the vibration issue started, 2004. I can feel it in the steering wheel and even slightly in the seat, so it feels like its the entire car. This included front and rear vibration between 65-75 mph and a lot of rear end whine. I recently noticed that when I'm on the highway at speeds over 60mph and I let off the accelerator I get a brief vibration coming from the rear driveline almost like I'm driving on the rumble strips with both wheels but not as pronounced. Then put truck on a rack and watched the driveshaft spin in idle. This will require very little throttle without a drive shaft. Below 60 it's fine. At any speed I can pull in the clutch and the vibration is gone when the engine speed drops to idle. Under this condition an AWD Telluride should operate in FWD mode only. The vibration at acceleration went away but it still vibrated at 55 - 70 MPH. Similar to 47J except increased weight, addition of collective boost system and main rotor tip weights; change in C. Sort of makes a 'whirring. There was vibration at all speeds but now there is only a vibration once I hit 65 and faster. The vibration is most noticeable at higher road speeds. It's a light vibration, but enough to feel it constant. Installed 3 weeks ago. So I balanced the tires to 0. I brought my 2004 Dodge Ram into a very reputable driveline shop in Salt Lake City for a slight hum I could hear at around 60 mph. I also had tires checked. - posted in Tech Talk: As the title states, my jeep vibrates between 40-50 mph. My 2014 F-350 Dually two wheel drive has developed a body vibration as the truck hits 60 mph and increases as the speed goes up, but if speed is held even the vibration will come and go. Heavy deep groaning sound and nasty vibration from the rear end of the car when decelerating and maintaining speed above 60+ MPH. 7L Driveline Posted to Asian PowerTrain on 9/20/2013 14 Replies i have a vibration that comes in around 55-60 mph and gets worse around 70-75 mph. 31,725 satisfied customers. 2004 Toyota Tacoma 2. Te bulletin from gm says to Replace the rear cab mounts. The axles were changed with Moser C-clips about 5 years ago but the rest of the rear end is all original. The vibration can be felt inside the vehicle and also through the steering. My old truck which is not a Mack (Don't shoot!) has a terrible driveline vibration between 50 and 70 mph. All I had was the front part of the tube bouncing on the freeway. I had the wheels balanced today and the vibration is not as bad as it was on Thursday but it is still there. It has a bad vibration at speeds of 50 to 60 mph. 7L V-6, Ti-VCT, 275 HP, 260 lb-ft of torque, 130" WB, 6-speed transmission with Sport Shift. 40-60 mph booming vibration solved with good service/humor After alignment and new tires, today Westside VW in Mpls. Prior owner has put on new shocks,some suspension items, new front prop shaft. Feel vibe at 60, worsens at 65 and starts to get rhythmic there after. By Jim Clark, Hot Rod M. My rear tires were pretty rough so I replaced all tires last week and still does the same. It was definately worse at 55 though. Hi Guys, It has been few days that I feel mild intermittent vibration on my driveline when I am cruising and keep steady speed around 59-61MPH. I have done a lot to combat the problem. The vibration is coming from the drive shaft joints or the bearings in the rear axle. Had a new front driveline made and balanced. 2011 F-150 FX4 (Current) 1955 Ford Thunderbird 2006 Corvette Z06 (Sold) 2000 MS Limited, Glacier White Pearl, 4X4 (SOLD) 2004 F-150 FX4 (SOLD). RE: Vibration @ 65! IP: Logged Message: Check your driveshaft. Hi Guys, It has been few days that I feel mild intermittent vibration on my driveline when I am cruising and keep steady speed around 59-61MPH. Sort of makes a 'whirring. What should I look first? I have 95 LWB w/72k miles. It kind feels like I hitting bumps in the road but it doesn't seem to be suspension related and not comming through the steering. It can happen at almost any speed from the low 40 mph up to the mid 60 mph range. One has to really pay attention to sense the vibration but it is in fact there So, I had all 4 tires balanced on a Hunter balancer. There is a lot of talks on forums about this problem (and I'm sure it's mostly tyre related) but I haven't come across a possible solution other than drive shaft unbalance, control arms, bushes etc. It is definitely stronger in the first 4-5 mins and after that it is pretty much gone. I can feel it in the steering wheel and even slightly in the seat, so it feels like its the entire car. It was replaced by the dealer under warranty. They are not to the point were you think things are going to come apart but it is noticeable and the mirror is just a blur above 60 mph. After tightening, be sure to keep the bolts free from vibration and torque for at least an hour until LOCTITE hardens. 6 silver badges. looking to purchase this Dss driveshaft for my 2017 auto seller states. 2010 Taurus SHO Livernois tune, Eibach Pro-Kit, Magnaflow, Airaid. Pinion angle. This is a discussion on 98 Trans Am Shaking above 60MPH within the Suspension and Handling forums, part of the General Help category; I just purchased a 98 Trams Am /automatic in excellent shape with around 40,000 miles on it and noticed a. I have a 1999 Ford Focus hatchback 1. Hi All, Just acquired a 2003 Discovery II, very tidy, but with a touch over 100K miles. I worked at ford as a auditor road testing trucks at random during production. It felt like I was running over tiny speed bumps at 35 to 50 mph. I have a 1999 Ford Focus hatchback 1. 25 Hz, driveline frequency. I have a 2008 SRX, V6, RWD, Sport Edition, driven 8000 miles. That is when I finally found my vibration. For example, if engine rpm is 3000 and gear ratio (4th) is 1:0. Vibration remains. oscillating vibration 60 mph and above. IF you have a 2 piece driveshaft you will have a slip yoke by the Carrier bearing. Not felt in steering wheel much, more through seat. Had similar vibration as you describe and then within 20 miles experienced catastrophic rear u-joint failure at 60 mph. The car is nice and smooth until I hit about 60-65 mph no matter what gear I'm in, then I start feeling a vibration. Starts to ramp up as we get close to 70 mph and stays pretty consistent after that. Ford is aware of the vibration problems with their pickups and they have come out with numerous fixes. I swapped my old and tired 302 for a Levy 347. It starts as a small rumble, then progresses. 50-60 not so much, just small amount. Once I give throttle again after letting off of it, the noise comes back loud and vibrating. RE: Vibration @ 65! IP: Logged Message: Check your driveshaft. Franklin 6VS. However, I can't figure out where in the driveline! The vibration starts at 40 mph, is worst at 50-60 mph and seems to taper off a LITTLE up through 80 mph. At this point I'm going to try making some thicker shims to isolate the rear diff more where its mounted to the car, and on the drive shaft I was going to take a black rubber bungiee,. I have a vibration felt in the seat not steering wheel at 50-60 mph, mostly felt 53-57 mph. Below is what I have done so far: -new rear driveshaft built and balanced up to 3,500 rpms (even removed and took back in to double check). It only happens between 65 to 70 mph but it is a fairly bad vibration. Do yourself a favor and take it to a tire professional or a different Ford dealer and have them road force and check the balance on all wheels. (Vibration was present before Diff. OBS Vibration Above 60 mph General Discussion. Driveline geometry. The Vibration seems to be at its worst at 100 km/h (60MPH) and the steering wheel starts to shake, The Vibration changes Frequency at around 120 km/h (80MPH) and becomes less noticeable. Reduce the u-joint operating angles of the driveshaft. The whole car is vibrating at high speed (>70 mph). After driving to NY skiing last weekend, the noise doubled and I could not drive faster than 40 mph due to the vibration. Then at 70 mph the vibration would come back half as much. My new 2014 3. Not in the wheel - it's in the seat and chassis. I thought it might be the tires being out of balance, but one of the members here thinks it's more than that. and the vibration at 80 mph feels like it could force the truck off the road at this point. The 2011 is King. Bring your Acura over to our Davidsonville, MD Acura repair shop to get the problem checked out. I've noticed that when I let off the gas, it makes the noise lessen or cease too. Looks good and rides great EXCEPT 60-70 MPH. my speculation about my suspension maybe so because when a make a deep turn (as if im making a u turn) there is a loud clicking sound coming from my right side. Worn u-joints will allow excessive movement in the driveshaft as it spins. After 70 it smooths out a little but still noticeable. My instincts say a driveline line or transaxle. If you throw it in neutral at that speed, the vibration stays. But my whole cab shakes at about 60-65 mph and i know its not the balance or rims because i actually work at a tire shop and do it all myself. Seems to be worse when slowing down. If i feather the throttle at that speed, right between coasting and accelerating, I can get a small virbration. vibration at 60 mph and over. Disconnect one end of the driveshaft, rotate the driveshaft 180 degrees and re-install it. 3K a slight vibration started at 25-30, 55-60, and 90-95 mph. Tom - as far as your tire balance issue, I am very confused. The car has a stick shift, 5 speed, an inline 6 cylinder engine built in with two monts. These type problems can drive one nuts, but can usually be found by process of elimination. Worn out u-joints or bushings can cause the driveshaft to vibrate. Big problem with a convertible since the tunnel support plate won't let the shaft drop down and away. Once I let off the throttle, the noise decreases pretty much to not noticable. And ever so often I would have a vibrations that can be traced to the rear end. The vibration is still very noticeable between 60-75 mph, and spending 2 hours a day on the highway, it needs to go away I've also tried putting the car into neutral starting at 75 mph and coasting down to 60 mph, the vibration is still there, but certainly less. Normally felt as a tingling or buzzing. My street rod has a good vibration at 60 to 65 mph miniumal shake b-4 and after that. Since you guys were so helpful getting my CEL problems fixed I have one more problem that I need help with. 7 liter 110k miles Recently, when under acceleration, heavy or light, my D is now vibrating like a son of a gun between 35 and 55-60 mph. After I swapped rear ends I noticed I have some vibration. It kind feels like I hitting bumps in the road but it doesn't seem to be suspension related and not comming through the steering. Vibration at 55mph+ everything has been tried. The dealer cannot find anything wrong. 02 Ranger with fx4 level 2 suspinsion. The vibration is constant at any speed and does not increase with road speed. Have owned our 97 astrovan awd for last 8 years 130,000 miles , developed a driveline vibration 60 mph in the last couple years and cant seem to track. It felt like I was running over tiny speed bumps at 35 to 50 mph. What: Solving the problem of driveline vibration. I had the wheels balanced today and the vibration is not as bad as it was on Thursday but it is still there. Hey, so I get a bad shaking feeling when i hit 45 mph up to 50 mph then it goes away at 60+. High-speed vibrations (over 45 mph) are usually caused by a tire or a halfshaft, because higher speeds are needed to get the frequency up to the Hz and amplitude necessary for the vibration to be noticed. Driveline vibration of any kind is evaluated by frequency, more specifically low frequency (shake) or high frequency (groan or buzz). I sound like its comming from the center of the truck. Thank for your response. Dealer removed driveshaft and vibration went away. Shudder and vibration issues in Acura can range from a slight shimmy to violent shakes that get your entire car vibrating like a guitar string. When I hit about 50-60 mph I noticed the vibration. Also check snapshot 3 to confirm that the engine was in valve pause once the vibration occurred and went away when you released the throttle. I noticed this vibration problem this past Thursday on the interstate. Vibration at 60+ mph I have read through a few threads on this subject and it seems that there is a consensus for a few different causes: 1) Improperly balanced tires - I had new tires installed about 6 months ago and they were balanced at the shop. I have a face lift my Honda Crv 2006. While in 2 wd- on and off there is a vibration from what I believe is a bad u-joint or two in the driveline, probably the rear driveshaft. Ford state it is aftermarket tires. Below 45, no vibration smooth as silk. It has the NP246 Transfer Case ( 4 electronic buttons on the dash ) I also have the vibration at about 65 or 70 mph on the interstate. Prpopshaft vibration is a much higher frequency and can be multiple pulses per RPM. Worn out u-joints or bushings can cause the driveshaft to vibrate. the truck is an 2000 chevrolet 1500 Silverado Z71 with 197,000 miles. If you still have the driveshaft out start the car put it in gear and rev the engine SLOWLY from 0-40 mph see if there is any noise. Normally felt as a tingling or buzzing. Driveshaft has been replaced 4 times and the Dff once. Prior owner has put on new shocks,some suspension items, new front prop shaft. Chasing what I think is a driveline vibration. 01 2500HD vibration between 70-80mph. There is a constant vibration which starts at around 60 mph and worsens as the speed increases. The vehicle has done 113k. Do you have any insight as to what the problem is with these models. I thought it might be related to the driveshaft repair I had done last winter, so thats been pulled, re balanced, and re installed. It was definately worse at 55 though. are balance issues on driveshaft/tires not high speed. Last night I took her out for a nice ride. These seem fine to me as well. The vibration got a little worse. Hello all, I have a 3. The vibration would only hit bad from 55 60 MPH but still ruined the cardan joint gues this is even worse with lowered trucks like mine. An example would be going uphill. There has been quite a few people who have had their driveshaft replaced and it did nothing to cure the vibes. So, 100/44. its not a huge vibration, its subtle, yet you definitely know its not normal. I have had the truck for just over a month and have had to take it back 3 times for a driveline vibration that occurs between 30 and 40 MPH. I feel it in the driver side floorboard at its worst. As soon as i let off the gas or accelerate it goes away. A mild vibration has a low as 0-97 km/h (0-60 mph) in approximately 30 seconds. you can set cruise at 70 mph and it comes on for about 30 secs or so and the kind of fades away. If I'm driving between 30 and 50 with the vibration and throw it into neutral, the vibration quits entirely. 76's at normal driving speeds. RE: Vibration @ 65! IP: Logged Message: Check your driveshaft. 0 AWD) started exhibiting driveline vibration above 55 mph. Disconnect one end of the driveshaft, rotate the driveshaft 180 degrees and re-install it. 4 and low miles. Pinion angle. Vibration at 60 MPH??? Discussion in '2nd Gen. Eliminated any engine possibilities as noise/vibration does not present itself throughout the same rpm range going up the 5 spd manual until at highway speeds. Also note the RPM vibration occures at. That is when I finally found my vibration. Once I give throttle again after letting off of it, the noise comes back loud and vibrating. Not a bent rim or out of balance tire. even the half shafts. Drive shaft cannot induce a 21 hz vibration. Since the repair, I have a noticeable vibration starting at 60 mph coming through the steering wheel only. FRONT DIFFERENTIAL BEARINGS, WHERE FRONT AXLES ENTER THE DIFFERENTIAL CASE, HAVE EXCESSIVE PLAY (SLOP) IN THE BEARINGS. Osilating vibrations at different speeds is the problem, 38 to 40 mph, 58 to 64 mph, 72 to 78 mph. After 2400 miles our 2010 Escape (3. It happens above 55 mph, is most noticeable at 65, and is less but not absent at 70 mph. Brakes and rotors are still good. 'Rephased' driveshaft and vibration is reduced but not completely gone. They also balanced them on the car and again, they were smooth. It seems to be the worst at about 60 MPH, and it becomes a rhythmic vibration. Just had the clutch replaced and now there is a definite thunking noise at 30 mph it gets smooth the higher the speed. If I'm going say 65 mph and I put the brownie in neutral I still have the vibration so that narrows it down to the rear end, drive shaft or the output on the brownie. It has a very fast frequency and seems to get faster with road speed. Chasing what I think is a driveline vibration. However, I can't figure out where in the driveline! The vibration starts at 40 mph, is worst at 50-60 mph and seems to taper off a LITTLE up through 80 mph. The left rear was out of balance by 1. The Problem: Vehicles may experience a vibration in the driveline at speeds above 75 mph; the vibration could fracture the transmission or driveline components, leading to a loss of power while. It is getting somewhat difficult to hold highway speeds 60-70 mph due to the vibration. On my 02 F250 PSD about 60-64 mph I hear a real annoying deep humming, maybe a vibration noise. If you still have the driveshaft out start the car put it in gear and rev the engine SLOWLY from 0-40 mph see if there is any noise. Lift your foot and it almost completely goes away. Still have vibration. Before 60 and after 70 it was fine. The car has obvious side to side sway at speed 15 mph. It was out of round, so had it rebuilt and the vibration. Anyone else have the same issue or could comment? Only happens when loaded for a long weekend or just alot of extra weight. tires are correctly balabced and straight. My 98 f150 shakes between 40 and 60 mph under load. I swapped my old and tired 302 for a Levy 347. I think my tremec sits too high and takes away from my angle. The whole car is vibrating at high speed (>70 mph). 2001 Xterra clunk when shifting to reverse/ vibration at 60+mph 2001 Xterra SE 4x4 3. 7 trips to the dealer and 7 confirmations that their was a problem by the techs and service manager. Still have the vibration 60-80 mph. The vibration seems to be at driveshaft speed, meaning it is a faster vibration than wheel rotation speed. - Seems to disappear above 80 MPH. Not constant but kinda vibrates smooth-vibe-smooth-vibe-smooth-vibe every second or so. I add a little throttle and the vibration decreases, but going downhill as I back off, it gets considerably worse. I indexed my driveshaft 180 degrees and it still does it but it seems to have smoothed it out a little. It vibrates enough to make a cup of liquid with ice make noise. My 2004 Sprinter with 230K miles did that noise/vibration at least once a week since it was new. Stays constant. Mine is at 39-42 mph, accelerating or decelerating, and is too fast to be anything but a driveshaft. A vibration begins at 45mph and vibrates through the whole car in waves at all speeds upwards. So I balanced the tires to 0. Chasing what I think is a driveline vibration. Even with low miles age can make the rubber crack. It's almost like a hop, fairly violent and shakes the truck pretty good at 60 MPH. The vibration at acceleration went away but it still vibrated at 55 - 70 MPH. It comes on at approximately 15-20 MPH, recedes and then comes on again at approximately 40-45 MPH. I get a noticable whine when accelerating between 55 and 60 mph, but at no other time. 10 bronze badges. Second, when on the highway, 60mph+ the vibration increases with speed. Once I give throttle again after letting off of it, the noise comes back loud and vibrating. I have a vibration that starts at around 60 mph and I cannot find the source. My bike, 2018 Bobber with 11k miles has developed a rear/driveline harmonic vibration that occurs from 50-60 mph and can be felt in the seat. 31,725 satisfied customers. Franklin 6VS. This week I started getting a very annoying vibration commencing at 45 mph. Approaching 40 mph it starts to increase and stays that way up until about 60 mph, where it settles out again. The shop said it was twisted and they had to cut it, re weld it, and balance. Tu ou could try dropping it in 4lo and doing 15MPH. It is getting somewhat difficult to hold highway speeds 60-70 mph due to the vibration. My car has a drive train vibration at around 60 to 70 mph when loaded. Pinion angle. The front vibration feels like running over a rumble strip. I've owned this car for 8 years now, and I think i've finally got the last vibration isolated to the driveline. 25 Hz , driveline frequency. Tom - as far as your tire balance issue, I am very confused. Vibration at 60+ mph in driveline: Fox 5. My instincts say a driveline line or transaxle. The vibration seems constant and can be felt even at idle when in gear, the noise appears most evident at speeds of 65-95 km, and frequency changes with speed We have balanced tires, tried a. I put a new new rear in my car a 12 bolt and am getting a vibration at 60-70 mph Ive checked the drive shaft and wheel balance and the rear seems ok what else can start a vibration at 60 mph ? It also cam with the bigger drum brakes could the huge drum brakes make the vibration cause i cant seem to figure out what it could be ive eliminated. issue persists. The small amount of vibration occurs between 55 and 60 mph but goes away above and below that speed, it stops when I let off the gas, and oddly when I have 4 people in the Jeep it doesn't vibrate either. Do yourself a favor and take it to a tire professional or a different Ford dealer and have them road force and check the balance on all wheels. But my whole cab shakes at about 60-65 mph and i know its not the balance or rims because i actually work at a tire shop and do it all myself. 40-60 mph booming vibration solved with good service/humor After alignment and new tires, today Westside VW in Mpls. WHen the vibration starts, I pressed teh clutch in slightly and I felt the vibration through the pedal. 25*60 yields a driveline critical VEHICLE speed of 135 mph. replaced my driveshaft which cured 40-60 mph vibration. It had 300 miles on it when I bought it. The vibration stops if I back off the throttle (i. These seem fine to me as well. At 60 mph has a virbration a little below none and at 65 none just 60 It could be the. Please help - it will be appreciated! We have a load related heavy vibration between 45 to 60 mph on this 2006 Dodge 2500 Cummins pickup. A transverse vibration ALWAYS occurs at drive shaft speed, and occurs at once per revolution. Anyone else having this problem Driveline vibration highway speed. I figured that the rear driveshaft was part of the issue but did want to start just replacing parts. There was vibration at all speeds but now there is only a vibration once I hit 65 and faster. when transitioning from drive to coast torque in the driveline, to nowanytime above 40 MPH. Transmission mount was toast and has been replaced. I've been chasing a high speed vibration--it starts about 60 mph and stays there up to 80 mph. 45), I guess it will vibrate @ 4060 RPM as well. Driveshaft balance issues can generally be felt at vehicle speeds over 30 mph. 96 GMC Sonoma (S10) w/ 4. Seems to be worse when slowing down. A To calculate driveline vibration frequency, first divide the engine rpm by the gear ratio to determine the driveshaft speed (rpm), then divide the driveshaft speed by 60. Similar to 47J except increased weight, addition of collective boost system and main rotor tip weights; change in C. Low-speed vibrations (below 45 mph) are most likely caused by a driveshaft, because the shaft spins fast at low speeds. Maticulously maintained. It is worse when on level ground with steady power. The purpose of this bulletin is to outline the recommendations and procedures for diagnosing and repairing vibrations caused by wheel and tire, axle components and/or propeller shafts. Update on my 40+mph vibration to help others I've used this site countless times as reference, so hopefully this is helpful to others. There are many possible causes and if this has happened suddenly you should try and remember if you have kerbed the vehicle or run over something in the road which may have damaged a wheel or tire, as this is a very common cause of the sudden onse. Not sure though. The dealership has ruled out front end, wheels, tires, rotors, and drive shaft/line They are asking Ford engineering for help. It quit at 30 mph. The vibration stops if I back off the throttle (i. I feel it in the seat, center console, sometimes in the front. My instincts say a driveline line or transaxle. Once I reach 60mph I get a driveline vibration. I have the same/similar vibration. It only vibrates from 45 to 65 MPH, above and below that its silky smooth. Vibration between 60-70mph 09-15-2011 09:00 PM #1. The vibration seems to be at driveshaft speed, meaning it is a faster vibration than wheel rotation speed. If I'm going say 65 mph and I put the brownie in neutral I still have the vibration so that narrows it down to the rear end, drive shaft or the output on the brownie. Vibration in GTI 2011, 60-75 MPH 09-17-2012 07:17 AM #23. Ohhhhh going to check rear driveshaft while waiting. Accelerating changes the vibration a slight amount but not drastically. Driveline vibrations are probably the hardest things to diagnose next to intermittent electrical problems. - Seems to disappear above 80 MPH. Vibrations from the back end of a car will transmit more through the frame of the car and into the seat. The vehicle has done 113k. I feel this vibration thru my acc. Not a bent rim or out of balance tire. If go into neutral vibration stops also if in cruise control, it is only on when accelerating between 55-70 if doing say 80mph no vibration. there is almost zero vibration at 60 mph but at around 70 the vibration starts to get really bad. A To calculate driveline vibration frequency, first divide the engine rpm by the gear ratio to determine the driveshaft speed (rpm), then divide the driveshaft speed by 60. Vibration over 60mph. (Vibration was present before Diff.


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