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Driveline Vibration At 60 Mph

Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 10, 2019. Any thoughts?. Keeping Your Bearings It doesn't take a lot to be responsible for objectionable vibration at speeds of 60 to 70 mph and aboveany deviation from a. FF to around 4. Basically the car is fine until around 70 mph when at that point and any speed higher it has a vibration but the weird thing is it stops as soon as you are off the gas. Finding a vibration source takes careful thinking and analysis and time. The motor appears to run smooth and idles good, from my perspective. I have a 2010 Toyota RAV4. My mom has an '02 Ex, and it developed a vibration from 50 to 60 mph. Buffaloscoop. I bought this car April of last year. If the vibration complaint is verified as occurring at between 25 and 40 mph, install 0. I now have a vibration at highway speeds that starts around 60 mph and then gets worse from there (it is really vibrating where I can hear the pulsations around 70 mph). Moreso in the floor so I'm thinking it's driveline or rear axle related. It has 144k on it. 7 Charger from Motor Fleet. 0D) today, lovely car, beautiful condition, everything works really well BUT at almost exactly 50mph we get a very obvious vibration, noisy enough in the car to make. As long as you're moving down the road your driveshaft is turning. However, it decreases when you speed up. change) Struts (3rd set) in good shape; wheel bearings (3rd set) in good shape. I did notice that with the lane keep assist, when you're to close to the lines it turns the wheel to keep it center and sometimes as a reflex there is a tendency to fight that and it could feel like a vibration. Re-check the balance and runout of the driveshaft, because unbalance is the major factor in 1/2 critical virbations. I had this problem before and after I did the following:. My theory (I could be totally wrong, please feel free to correct me) is that the differential is binding somehow, causing one of the wheels to slow for. After thinking about it for a minute. Had a new front driveline made and balanced. Handling is not affected and the car does not shimmy. I had death wobble badly and retorqued all bolts and got my tires balanced. 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. The gears sound very quiet with the gas on, but once you let off it gets noisey. The vibration can be felt lightly at most speeds but is most pronounced between 50-60 mph. Anything you do to change the harmonics/vibrations can change the occurrence and severity of wobbles. Vibration at 60+ mph in driveline. So I researched and bought this Steeda aluminum driveshaft two around 9/15/2010. The center bearing consists of a metal frame (bolted to the vehicle floor) and a ball or roller bearing which is suspended withing the metal frame by a rubber membrane. I feel it in the shifter. Any help is very much appreciated, and I look forward to getting answers. Replaced tires as they were in need and no improvement. Joined Nov 14, 2010 · 278 Posts. It's very difficult to find the source of a driveline vibration in a rear wheel drive vehicle. New tires, all balanced, rebuilt front end and aligned. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jun 10. Vibration in a driveshaft can be caused by many conditions. Dad has an 88 freightliner that has a pretty bad vibration around 58-60 mph. Is it a high frequency teeth rattling vibration, or a lower frequency bone shaker? If it was a wheel or tire problem, I would expect it to shake between 60-65 MPH, and smooth out to a little less shaking above 70 MPH. blkecoboost12 · Registered. Same problem, same shudder/vibration at the same speed. Once I reach 60mph I get a driveline vibration. No thanks - $1100 for an OEM driveshaft that lasted 48K miles (easy commuter miles - no racing). They said there was something wrong with the overdrive. a mechanic to check your wheel bearings. I suspected the rear u-joint and decided it needed closer inspection. 2013 Super Duty long bed 4x4 have continued vibration seems like wheels and tires have had dealer replace tires and change wheels and replaced shocks. The vibration is from around 25 to 40 mph and the again at 70 or so. So the Lower control arms were ordered up last week and I finally got my rig back this morning. Keeping Your Bearings It doesn't take a lot to be responsible for objectionable vibration at speeds of 60 to 70 mph and aboveany deviation from a. The most recent was when the tread was running out of line causing a horrible sideways vibration through the whole of the vehicle, another time was when one new tyre was running in an elliptical fashion like an egg causing a high spot type vibration. It causes the engine to produce a very bad resonance and vibration under load at that speed. If the vibration only occurs for a small range, let's say 65MPH to 70MPH, then your problem is with the driveline angle, not an improperly balanced driveshaft. It gets worse around 60 mph but starts to get better at high speeds. Any one have issues with driveline vibration? Starting at about 55-60 mph, get high frequency vibration from under the jeep. Thank for your response. Jim Clark, Hot Rod M. 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. 10's that you wouldn't even reach with 2. The vibration was still there from 63 mph to top end. Hello Jeff, I have a 2016 Mustang automatic V-6 that has a drive line vibration. The solution is to repair and fit the CV joints or replace the driveshaft entirely. This vibration occurs if the wheels are on the ground or the car is on Jack stands. Took to dealer. It doesnt matter what gear, if I push in the clutch or put in neutral it persists. Heeltoe is proud to announce we have fixed this issue in our HTSpec TSX!. around 70 it gets worse we’re I’m driving to the UP of Michigan from Illinois and my hand starts to get numb lol. Given the shift on the fly, I tried engaging 4wd at 47mph and the vibration immediately went away. Have friends with 2011 and 2014. But the more sensitive electronics in newer balancers are able to pick up vibrations at much lower speeds (only 100 rpm, or 10 to 15 mph). vehicle / steering wheel vibration at 50 mph (80 km/h) or higher - steering wheel nibble at 65 mph (105 km/h) or higher 05-26-7 rapid shoulder (toe) wear on inside edge of front tires 06-12-3 vibration from the driveline at highway speeds 06-19-16 shudder/vibration on moderate to hard acceleration 07-4-5 vibration diagnosis - tire/wheel runout. I can say that my splines are worn on my 80 GMC's front driveshaft. Cost me $100 instead of almost $4000. Thought it was road issue. So here it goes: I brought my 2004 Dodge Ram into a very reputable driveline shop. The vibration does not seam to come up though the streeing wheel, the rear view mirror vibrates. Hello all, The other day I installed a new Adams 1310 front driveshaft on my JK unlimited. It gets progressively worse above 60MPH. The vibration is only noticeable when I accelerate or decelerate. Vibration at 55mph+ everything has been tried. I bought this car April of last year. 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. Driveshaft removed from my Mustang Bullitt with 35,000 miles on it. Solution: I got my truck fully inspected before purchase and they noted the vibration. Hi guys, I bought an X Type (2. This shaking starts at around 50-55 miles per hour (mph). Today was a somewhat dry day on the roads and I did not get any vibration/humming noise when traveling 60mph-90mph. Driveline vibration at 60 mph Driveline vibration at 60 mph. Problem: Driveline / driveshaft vibration. I replaced the u-joints and it didn't help (but they needed it regardless). I recently noticed that when I drove at an true 64. It seems more of a suspension problem to me. The most common reason for a car to shake is related to tires. After thinking about it for a minute. replaced with new Ford driveshaft, ( original one was outside of. Save Share. It is not very bad but it is noticeable. The vibration is from around 25 to 40 mph and the again at 70 or so. it's like an on/off switch [/B] if you have this issue only at these speeds. Similar issue from 60 to 80 (but in front), terrible vibration. Can the driveshaft or half shafts give me this kind of problem, and if so, how do I test them? I am concerned about put the car up on jack stands and driving the rear wheels up to 70 MPH. The vibration starts at 60 MPH and the tac reads 3000 RPM and 3500 at 70 MPH. Unlike newer models, where the slip yolk is where the rear driveshaft slides into the t case. Vibration in driveline between 55-70 mph Here's my story of extremely poor service by Chrysler and my dealer, Larry Reid's Bloomington Chrysler Jeep in the Twin Cities. seems to be more than one vibration per axle revolution so I am thinking driveshaft may be. That helped but didn't go away completely. 1966 Thunderbird Hard Top - There is a vibration in the car that starts around 40mph and ends around 60 MPH. It also is reduced greatly when the clutch is disengaged or the transmission is in neutral (truck coasting), however it can still be felt slightly. I had the same problem had the wheels balanced with no luck at stopping the vibration at 55-60 mph. I had the noise in drive but didn't have it if I shifted to 3rd gear. Still have the vibration. The vibration seems to diminish as the speed goes up. Average speed 75mph some stretch got it up as high as 89 mph. you can set cruise at 70 mph and it comes on for about 30 secs or so and the kind of fades away. Thought it was road issue. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 3 of 3 Posts. Post Reply. I am still getting a vibration (side to side) staring around 65 mph in my center console and floor board. 7 cclb f350 4x4. Today is the second time that they are replacing drive shaft. If the vibration is still present, balance the driveshaft. at vibration location. This included front and rear vibration between 65-75 mph and a lot of rear end whine. If using the EVA, driveline surge/vibration will have a vibration frequency of approx 24 - 84 Hz. The vibration would stop. The bearing is $257 at horspowerfreaks. So is it safe to say my driveshaft is out of. com The 2013 Ford F-150 has 1 problems reported for excessive vibration 60 mph 1 500 rpm. change) Struts (3rd set) in good shape; wheel bearings (3rd set) in good shape. Vibration, shaking at 60+mph. I have replaced the carrier bearing of driveshaft, 2 u-joints, both inner-outter tie rods. These usually appear in the 60-70 MPH range (and can be at lower speeds if really bad) as a shake or shimmy (in the steering wheel or in the floor - hence vibrating passenger's seat). A WORD ABOUT VIBRATION. 2001 Xterra clunk when shifting to reverse/ vibration at 60+mph 2001 Xterra SE 4x4 3. Driveline Harmonics & Drive Shaft Vibrations Explained. Tires were in limits of force balancing. Driveline vibration highway speed I'm going lemon law on my 2500 cuz of vibrations 60-80 mph. We have taken it to our tire guy since the tires are brand new and he balanced them and they showed to be balanced. One of the most common cause of driveline vibration are worn U-joints or slip splines, out-of-balance components, yokes out of phase or misaligned angles, approaching critical speed range, and yoke ears that are not concentric with the splines. vibration in the driveline after racing Oct 11, 2009. Similar issue from 60 to 80 (but in front), terrible vibration. It is felt as a seat and floor low frequency vibration, no noise. Anything you do to change the harmonics/vibrations can change the occurrence and severity of wobbles. I have a camero stub on a 1941 chevy p/u. The condition is usually worse when the vehicle has a minimal load in the rear. I have a vibration around 50-70 mph. The EVA shows 12 Hz and 0. The vibration is the same during acceleration, deceleration, coasting, and it doesn't matter if I am in 4th or 5th gear. 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. I started by replacing my warn out u-joints. vehicle / steering wheel vibration at 50 mph (80 km/h) or higher - steering wheel nibble at 65 mph (105 km/h) or higher 05-26-7 rapid shoulder (toe) wear on inside edge of front tires 06-12-3 vibration from the driveline at highway speeds 06-19-16 shudder/vibration on moderate to hard acceleration 07-4-5 vibration diagnosis - tire/wheel runout. Vibrations can be and often are the sum of different sources. It's not a terrible vibration. - Has a mild spike of vibration at around 65 MPH then tapers down, but comes back to be the strongest at 73-74 MPH * I have tried replacing the driveshaft (bought a used driveshaft): problem still there. Unlike newer models, where the slip yolk is where the rear driveshaft slides into the t case. 1966 Thunderbird Hard Top - There is a vibration in the car that starts around 40mph and ends around 60 MPH. 2004 f150 XLT severe driveline vibration between 40-60 mph. recheck tire and wheel now at vibration location. Once the vibration occurs, on the off throttle where it's worse, it stays the same if you put the trans in neutral, and even if you shut off the engine. Problem first surfaced after towing a 3500 lbs trailer for about 60 miles. Took it to the Ford Dealership in Fort Collins, CO. Under this condition an AWD Telluride should operate in FWD mode only. T-SB-0249-12 performed. I have a '93 fox and recently it started having this issue. Went to have alignment done, toe was corrected, but since I had aftermarket springs, dealer would not touch alignment. Hello Jeff, I have a 2016 Mustang automatic V-6 that has a drive line vibration. DO NOT ENGAGE 4WD at the speed the vibration occurs (you said 60 mph?). Went to a shop that fixed rims and found out that one rim was slightly bent. The old "buttometer" says it is a common tire balance problem. Any help is very much appreciated, and I look forward to getting answers. What was your symptoms? rpms/speed etc. FYI it was a little bit chilly to say the least. anything lower than that it could be a transmission bearing, or gearbox problem, usually indicated by vibrating gearstick. Jump to Latest Follow 91 Posts. My steering wheel vibration was really bad also but only between 60-70. Drive shaft vibration will generally feel faster than tire vibration. Comments: I have a 2008 bmw 328xi, in the last week i changed my back rotors and pads but i also noticed that when the car accelerates over 40 mph and i take foot off gaswithout braking, the car vibrates also gear stick and car feels unbalanced. It was not there last night while on the interstate and while cruising at normal in-town speeds it is not there. (T5) Fox 5. Vibration on acceleration is an issue that has plagued the 04-08 TSX for many years now, with no good solution having been found to date. The EVA shows 12 Hz and 0. you can set cruise at 70 mph and it comes on for about 30 secs or so and the kind of fades away. There are numerous sources of vibrations for anything mechanical. Definitely feels driveshaft related but everything appears/feels fine when i got under there. have also checked all 4 wheel bearings and they are good. According to TSB 07-17-05, "The noise may be heard during light tip-ins at 25-50 mph (40 to 80 km/h). Right under the seat it the transfer case. I now have a vibration at highway speeds that starts around 60 mph and then gets worse from there (it is really vibrating where I can hear the pulsations around 70 mph). exhibit a vibration felt in the seat, floorboard, and/or steering wheel between 10 – 30 mph, caused by a driveline vibration under deceleration. I have a very annoying vibration between 40-60 mph, at about 65-70 it stops and runs smooth as can be. I found the cause yesterday. Tire flat-spotting vibration may come and go at any speed over 72 km/h (45 mph) during the first 10 minutes of operation, if vibration continues after 10 minutes of driving at speeds greater than 72 km/h (45 mph), tire flat-spotting can be ruled out as the cause for vibration. The vibration seems to diminish as the speed goes up. Had tires checked and balanced, no improvement. 03 G at the vehicle speed of 60 mph (vehicle speed tracked on a scan tool). Drive shaft vibration will generally feel faster than tire vibration. At 60 mph has a virbration a little. I have a 2010 Toyota RAV4. I feel it in the driver side floorboard at its worst. I have been beating their drive shafts to death for over a year and then drove it down the freeway at 60 mph with no vibration at any speed or RPM range. T-SB-0249-12 performed. 0D) today, lovely car, beautiful condition, everything works really well BUT at almost exactly 50mph we get a very obvious vibration, noisy enough in the car to make. - Can't be felt or heard below a certain speed, which is approx. When I let off the throttle it completely goes away, it is only under power. – 30% or greater throttle input. It shudders and vibrates worse under load when towing. Re: Vibration at 70 - 80 mph Well, I'm familar with imbalance/runout in tires/wheels and this vibration is a higher frequency. anything lower than that it could be a transmission bearing, or gearbox problem, usually indicated by vibrating gearstick. Hello Jeff, I have a 2016 Mustang automatic V-6 that has a drive line vibration. My wife's 2007 had an intense vibration decelerating at about 30 - 20 mph, it could not be identified because everything under the vehicle was tight. 1/4 the speed 60. Take it in somewhere for a checkup. exhibit a vibration felt in the seat, floorboard, and/or steering wheel between 10 – 30 mph caused by a driveline vibration under deceleration. Then kind of just continues like that getting worse with speed. It has 52k miles, I bought with 48k miles, and inherited a pretty bad vibration that peaks around 45mph, it's gone over 55-60, perfectly smooth after that, it took awhile to realize it was vibrating, because the side roads around here are rough, and on the smooth highways, I'm over the vibe window and it's smooth ( usually cruise at 62mph). Tires were in limits of force balancing. No longer shakes at 40 but still at 60. Your car shakes while driving down the highway, the steering wheel vibration is driving you crazy, and without you even realizing it, it's causing you to feel tired. anything lower than that it could be a transmission bearing, or gearbox problem, usually indicated by vibrating gearstick. I suspected the rear u-joint and decided it needed closer inspection. Finally, a loud rubbing / shimmy sound emitted along with the vibration from the front passenger side when vehicle achieved 60 mph. you can set cruise at 70 mph and it comes on for about 30 secs or so and the kind of fades away. 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. The vibration seems to be at driveshaft speed, meaning it is a faster vibration than wheel rotation speed. 5-degree shims between the leaf springs and the rear spring pads on both the right and left side of the rear axle housing. It starts vibrating at 42 mph. I have a 2003 montero sport ES with about 55,000 miles and have noticed a vibration within the last month throughout the truck while driving at 50 mph and above. Post Reply. getting wheel bearings checked but i dont see how they would miss it if i just got new rims. I think it may be driveshaft?? No lift. I've been chasing a high speed vibration--it starts about 60 mph and stays there up to 80 mph. Someone on this board suggested that by pulling the drive shaft and checking for a seized U joint, or by driving on the highway and checking for a hot (seized) U joint we'd find the problem. I replaced the transfer case yoke but kept the pinon flange yoke on the axle side. Left it in fourth and took it up to 60 no vibe. I pulled the drive shaft and inspected it. 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. I have swapped all 4 wheels and tires with my '89 Brougham, with no change in the performance of either car. With the truck on jack stands, the truck’s rear-end/driveline vibrated loudly at speeds over 70 MPH. I did purchase the extended warranty because the "as is" concerned me, but did not plan on using warranty the second day after purchase. I would say it was a 90% improvement. I pulled the drive shaft and inspected it. - Has a mild spike of vibration at around 65 MPH then tapers down, but comes back to be the strongest at 73-74 MPH * I have tried replacing the driveshaft (bought a used driveshaft): problem still there. The condition is usually worse when the vehicle has a minimal load in the rear. So I came back to the mainland today and drove home from the ferry terminals. Driveshaft Harmonics. A light driveshaft won't change anything significant or measureable in a 3000-pound 11-second car, except how fast dollars leave your wallet! Another worry is driveshaft diameter. Driveshaft issues can also make the vehicle shake. The car ran smoothly and was quite. And the input side of the transfer case will a also go at 60mph. (Vibration was present before Diff. Hey I had my car on the highway for the first time yesterday and it has a rolling vibration when cruising at 60-65 mph. change) Struts (3rd set) in good shape; wheel bearings (3rd set) in good shape. Vibration at 60+ mph in driveline: Fox 5. Definitely feels driveshaft related but everything appears/feels fine when i got under there. Is my driveline just off balance?. I’d read enough about JK Wrangler driveshafts to know this and the vibration I’d been feeling each time Smokey approached 60 miles per hour likely spelled an early death for my driveshaft. Would an aluminum driveshaft solve my problems? Just got 4. 2 weeks ago I picked up my 2009 5. The truck was in the driveline shop on Monday 2/24/12. What could cause this? Tammy from Santa Barbara, CA. Today I had the Dodge dealer install my new 4" Aluminum 1-Piece Driveshaft from The Driveshaft Shop in my 2016 Hellcat Challenger. I will be driving along at 65 mph and all of a sudden this vibration starts coming in and starts shaking pretty darn hard almost like a tire is ready to blowout. As with FWD vehicles, make sure your tires and tire balance are good before you look to the driveline. at higher speeds, 60+ mph, when im on the throttle, light or heavy, i get a vibration in the pedal and the seat. I have a 2018 F-150 3. Why a bad u-joint won't cause a vibration all the time. Left it in fourth and took it up to 60 no vibe. Older balancers typically had to spin a wheel fairly fast (about 500 rpm, or the equivalent of 55 to 60 mph) to generate a usable signal. So here it goes: I brought my 2004 Dodge Ram into a very reputable driveline shop. Follow the steps in this bulletin to address this condition. I keep roughly 72psi in the rear tires and 70 in the front when towing. Joined Jul 25, 2016 · 28 Posts. I got a used driveshaft from a 99 2. Vibration between 40 - 60 mph. I have a laptop computer mounted on the transmission hump and most of the time it's vibrating terrible. I pulled the drive shaft and inspected it. org Driveline vibration comes in at 60 mph bad at 65 disappears at 75. Re: 79 Georgie boy vibration starts at 65 mph « Reply #11 on: July 08, 2016, 11:32 PM » Rebuilt both drive lines with new u joints and carrier bearing and the vibration was a little better but still had the rumble at highway speeds while under load. It also is reduced greatly when the clutch is disengaged or the transmission is in neutral (truck coasting), however it can still be felt slightly. The middle of the driveshaft is supported (from the vehicle chassis floor) by a center support bearing. 3rd Gen RAM general discussion/NON-tech - 2004 Ram 2500 Vibration at 65 MPH - Good evening everyone I have quite a dilemma. It continues to vibrate until about 77mph. If there is a vibration at speed, that's not noticeable at the same RPM in a lower gear it has to be: the rim,tires or driveshaft. I feel it in the shifter. I found the cause yesterday. I have a 2006 Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 and it has a vibration that only starts at 62mph on up. Front drive shaft vibration at 60+ mph. We noticed a very slight tire / road noise between 55 - 60 mph, without the travel trailer. I keep roughly 72psi in the rear tires and 70 in the front when towing. 10's that you wouldn't even reach with 2. 1/4 the speed 60. Vibrations on Jeep Wranglers are a common occurrence and can really leave you pulling your hair out from frustration if you cant find the cause. vibration in the driveline after racing Oct 11, 2009. 0-60 MPH; Ike Gauntlet Towing creating driveline. Recheck the runout at the rear of the driveshaft. 2009-2014 F-150 – Driveline Vibration With 2 Piece Rear Driveshaft Some 2009-2014 F-150 vehicles with a 2 piece rear driveshaft can exhibit a driveline vibration concern. Any experience with this?. Cost me $100 instead of almost $4000. Check for "side to side" play at the slip yolks. Follow the steps in this bulletin to address this condition. You either have to tap down a gear or force a downshift with the accelerator (which requires a hefty shove)to make the engine stop the resonance and vibration. These usually appear in the 60-70 MPH range (and can be at lower speeds if really bad) as a shake or shimmy (in the steering wheel or in the floor - hence vibrating passenger's seat). Vibration at 60+ mph in driveline: Fox 5. The vibration is the same during acceleration, deceleration, coasting, and it doesn't matter if I am in 4th or 5th gear. Had a new front driveline made and balanced. I could usually stop the vibration by running the Jeep up to 60mph, feel it start to vibrate, then slightly back off the accelerator for a second or two then increase speed. With the trailer and added tongue weight the noise is greatly amplified. Vibration in a driveshaft can be caused by many conditions. A very common. I went to a tire shop and had tires balanced. An explanation of drive shaft harmonics and vibrations. If you were to graph out a vibration, it will have an amplitude (strength) and a wave length (frequency). Handling is not affected and the car does not shimmy. Perhaps center driveshaft alignment?. Ford F-150 1998 5. Driveshaft Harmonics. I have experienced highway vibration in my old '74 Dart, my current '82 Stang and my friend's '63 Chevy pickup. Any one have issues with driveline vibration? Starting at about 55-60 mph, get high frequency vibration from under the jeep. Comments: I have a 2008 bmw 328xi, in the last week i changed my back rotors and pads but i also noticed that when the car accelerates over 40 mph and i take foot off gaswithout braking, the car vibrates also gear stick and car feels unbalanced. No longer shakes at 40 but still at 60. It’s very difficult to find the source of a driveline vibration in a rear wheel drive vehicle. The cause and cure of drivetrain vibration. The vibration starts at 60 MPH and the tac reads 3000 RPM and 3500 at 70 MPH. rebalenced tires, no imrovement. Joined Jul 25, 2016 · 28 Posts. Happens at about 50-60 MPH. ago and is getting steadily worse. These can be very hard to track down. If the runout is still over specification, mark the high point and proceed to Step 3. When driving above 60 mph on a level surface with normal engine load you can feel a momentary (<1s) shudder followed by a bit of shimmy in the steering wheel. 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. I also did some nice rips up to 130 mph and my rig is solid and driving like it never did before. 5-inch aluminum shaft, we move the weight out 3. 7 cclb f350 4x4. Drove it but did not get it on highway or above 55. At 60 mph, a vibration can be felt. The fronts were balanced and road force tested. T-SB-0249-12 December 21, 2012 Page 5 of 9 Driveline Vibration Between 15 - 25 MPH Repair Procedure (Continued) HINT Refer to Figures 1 and 2 to confirm the proper part identification by examining the label on the. Vibration is in the seats, floor, console but is not transmitted to the steering wheel. This could lead to NEW, non NOTE This Service Bulletin ONLY applies to 4WD models equipped with 6AT. Stopped the truck, started again and all smooth for 30 minutes of driving, at speeds over 50 mph Then, same thing Monday. Sometimes inner CV joints have issues and cause vibrations. The axles were changed with Moser C-clips about 5 years ago but the rest of the rear end is all original. Finding a vibration source takes careful thinking and analysis and time. I pulled the drive shaft and inspected it. Now when I'm driving between 40-50 mph a vibration starts in the steering wheel and moves down in to the gas pedal. If you want the best use driveline tech. The symptom of this problem is shaking of the wheels at around 50-50 mph and becoming worse at around 60 mph. If the vibration puts waves on the top of the water or splashes, this type of vibration is a slow cycle vibration and usually is an axle or tire vibration. The vibration comes from the rear and it s gotten worse lately. 18" wheels are going to make everything more noticeable (less tire, firmer ride). Repeat the test with the hose clamp in position #3 and #4. U-joints are good. The vibration does not seam to come up though the streeing wheel, the rear view mirror vibrates. Tires were in limits of force balancing. Had tires checked and balanced, no improvement. I could usually stop the vibration by running the Jeep up to 60mph, feel it start to vibrate, then slightly back off the accelerator for a second or two then increase speed. Sat Nav on dash vibrates side to side. Some additional details on the vibration: 1 - Kicks in just under 60 MPH and goes to about 65. What could cause this? Tammy from Santa Barbara, CA. "kits" to fix a non-wheel vibration, but suggested that it could be 1) wheel out of round, 2) motor mount problem, 3) driveshaft out of balance. Not constant but kinda vibrates smooth-vibe-smooth-vibe-smooth-vibe every second or so. Radial force variation is a variation in stiffness of the tire sidewall. I've had it for just over 2 years and ever since after I installed it I would get a vibration from it at about 75 mph + and it would worsen with speed. Look at your driveline,. If you throw it in neutral at that speed, the vibration stays. This happens every 5-10 seconds. Took it to the mechanic. Finally, a loud rubbing / shimmy sound emitted along with the vibration from the front passenger side when vehicle achieved 60 mph. When towing a 1000 lbs trailer the harmonic/vibration is magnified. When I get on the interstate, and am able to crank it up around 80 mph, it drives as smooth as silk. I have no idea the cause. 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. So is it safe to say my driveshaft is out of. Hi , I have this vibration from 60-85 MPH. Its speed related as 4th gear or 6th gear seems to be about the same. I 'thought' I could still feel some small vibration around 55-60 mph. Slightly in the steering wheel but I think that is just from the vehicle. Have to test at higher speeds tomorrow, but definitely confirmed bad OEM driveshaft. I`ve just noticed that my CR-V vibrates considerably under acceleration between 30-55 mph. I found the cause yesterday. problem is faulty tires or incorrect wheel balance of the front. After a recent transmission rebuild, I encountered a driveline vibration severe enough to make the ashtray bounce up and down at certain speeds; 30, 40, 60 mph. Second, engine vibration and driveline vibration are two completely different things, one cannot be mistaken for the other. I have a 2007 Jeep Commander 4. 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. if you step on the trottle really hard it vibrates. Shift to sixth and its gone. A damaged, out of round wheel will also vibrate more at this speed. Same issue here steering vibration 60+. For a few months now I have had vibration that sounds more or less like a bad wheel bearing at speeds around 70-75 MPH. Average failure mileage is 50 miles. The roads around here suck. The most recent was when the tread was running out of line causing a horrible sideways vibration through the whole of the vehicle, another time was when one new tyre was running in an elliptical fashion like an egg causing a high spot type vibration. Vibration, shaking at 60+mph. DO NOT ENGAGE 4WD at the speed the vibration occurs (you said 60 mph?). The vibration occurred between 30 and 65 mph; review the snapshots 1 and 2 to see if the snapshot shows the engine in valve pause and the main shaft and rpms are steady at the time of the vibration. 10's and have an auto. I have 2 sets of tires (mounted), summer & winter, so put my winter set back on yesterday and a fairly long test drive went smoothly. The condition is usually worse when the vehicle has a minimal load in the rear. The gears sound very quiet with the gas on, but once you let off it gets noisey. Any time I let of the gas and coast (over 60 mph) there is a groan coming from the back of the car. Given the shift on the fly, I tried engaging 4wd at 47mph and the vibration immediately went away. 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. Felt as if it was the drive tires. I`ve just noticed that my CR-V vibrates considerably under acceleration between 30-55 mph. rotate tires front to rear on other side of vehicle. Otherwise at coasting speed there is almost no vibration and it smoothes out around 75 mph. Joined Jul 25, 2016 · 28 Posts. Unlike newer models, where the slip yolk is where the rear driveshaft slides into the t case. Jim Clark, Hot Rod M. I've been chasing a high speed vibration--it starts about 60 mph and stays there up to 80 mph. Vibrating at 40-50 mph. Any thoughts?. The kicker is, my dad also built an rx8 with the same motor, a tr6060, a different mounting kit, and a different aluminium driveshaft with a CV joint on the trans side, and his vibration moved from 60 to about 90 mph after his drive shaft swap. An early warning: Fixing this problem may prove quite costly as the main cause of vibration is one of the (neglected) drive shafts. Just changed very noisy whining rear diff, replacement, used LSD very quiet. I replaced the u-joints and it didn't help (but they needed it regardless). vibration at 60 mph and over. I have replaced the carrier bearing of driveshaft, 2 u-joints, both inner-outter tie rods. Hello all, The other day I installed a new Adams 1310 front driveshaft on my JK unlimited. New tires (balanced) and aligned 1 week ago. Did you get this issue resolved? I have a 2010 Acadia. Any time I let of the gas and coast (over 60 mph) there is a groan coming from the back of the car. all u-joints new. I replaced the transfer case yoke but kept the pinon flange yoke on the axle side. Most of the vibration is gone now, but I notice that when I apply engine power at 70 - 80 MPH the vibration increases, when I let off of the accelerator it decreases. If the runout is still over specification, mark the high point and proceed to Step 3. Felt as if it was the drive tires. 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. Just changed very noisy whining rear diff, replacement, used LSD very quiet. The solution is to repair and fit the CV joints or replace the driveshaft entirely. I’ve replaced both front lower control arms, struts,strut mount and brand new tires. My therapist told me that I did, in fact, suffer from numerous psychoses but. I have no idea the cause. A tire with a bad belt, tread separation, or flat spots from sitting too long can go out of round and cause vibrations. For a few months now I have had vibration that sounds more or less like a bad wheel bearing at speeds around 70-75 MPH. I can even feel it if I. Not saying that is your problem, but fixing a wheel is cheaper than $1500. Almost from the beginning of my FFRR ownership (bought with 80,000 km mileage and now it is 155,000km) I am fighting with a slight vibration, which is most likely a driveline vibration. There have been reports of successful rebuilds - but that depends largely on the ability of driveline shops to do so. The driveshaft is bolted in on both ends. It's completely speed (mph) dependent and RPM seems to have no effect on it good or bad. Noise level about 4 of 10, a whum whum pulsing type. I noticed the crank pulley is slightly out of round when at idle. next tells me tires so i get 4 new tires installed. Done only to see if it would change anything. Still have the vibration. Yes even if I have it in 4WH I can feel the vibration. New tires (balanced) and aligned 1 week ago. It makes sense that moving to a steeper gear is going to lower the MPH at which all the driveline vibrations occur and if they come and go, it'll move them all closer together. 5-degree shims between the leaf springs and the rear spring pads on both the right and left side of the rear axle housing. The vibration starts at 60 MPH and the tac reads 3000 RPM and 3500 at 70 MPH. Note any change in the vibration (better or worse) If no difference is noted with the clamp in any of the 4 positions, the vibration may not be driveline imbalance. The old “buttometer” says it is a common tire balance problem. vibration at 60 and 70 mph its like a flutter but i don't know wher e it coming from - Chevrolet 1999 Silverado 1500 question. Mechanic showed me a dent in the drive shaft and general wear on the. If your Explorer is a 4x4, Ford Technical Service Bulletin 05-16-4 deals with what they refer to as a vibration/drone/boom at 55-75 MPH. if it’s an engine mounting, the whole front of the car will shake as the engine revs. Hi , I have this vibration from 60-85 MPH. based on your description it looks like that when the wheels and driveshaft rotate within a certain speed range something in the car is brought into a vibration - a part that has a natural frequency that is more or less equal to the frequency of the wheels turning. It has a bad vibration at speeds of 50 to 60 mph. I have no idea the cause. The vibration begins at 60 mph and only is there when have torque applied to it either accelerating or going up a hill. I now have a vibration at highway speeds that starts around 60 mph and then gets worse from there (it is really vibrating where I can hear the pulsations around 70 mph). I get the vibration with the car on a lift, so I assume it is in the drive train. Ford F-150 - 1997-2003 :: F250 LD - Vibration At / Around 50 To 60 MPH The truck is a 1997 F250 light duty extended cab with the 4. I also did some nice rips up to 130 mph and my rig is solid and driving like it never did before. Today was a somewhat dry day on the roads and I did not get any vibration/humming noise when traveling 60mph-90mph. (Vibration was present before Diff. Noise/vibration at 38-45 mph After several trips to the dealer they determined that it was the transmission. This could be just my body expecting it and maybe more road. The problem is very annoying, in that 60-75 mph is what you would typically drive, without breaking the speed limit too badly. Driveshaft removed from my Mustang Bullitt with 35,000 miles on it. Sometimes brake rotors can be the cause of shaking. Issue; driveline vibration at highway speed, started at roughly 70MPH and goes worse with higher speed. Sometimes inner CV joints have issues and cause vibrations. The source of the problem is a result of a ring & pinion mesh or minor torsional vibration problem. FF to around 4. If the vibration complaint is verified as occurring at between 25 and 40 mph, install 0. Eddie spent 35 years in the automotive business with Honda. Discussion Starter. Noise/vibration at 38-45 mph After several trips to the dealer they determined that it was the transmission. Take it in somewhere for a checkup. It gets progressively worse above 60MPH. I have a bad vibration as well, coming from the rear end of the car. We noticed a very slight tire / road noise between 55 - 60 mph, without the travel trailer. A while back, it developed a vibration I could feel through the seat-often a sign of a driveline or rear-wheel problem. Take your driveshaft out & drop it off for a re-balance. The dealer replaced several parts to try and fix the issue. The EVA shows 12 Hz and 0. Check for a bulge or a wear on the tires. A damaged, out of round wheel will also vibrate more at this speed. Not saying that is your problem, but fixing a wheel is cheaper than $1500. I did purchase the extended warranty because the "as is" concerned me, but did not plan on using warranty the second day after purchase. A week ago my 2000 Forester (~226k miles) started shaking/vibrating off and on when up to about 50-55 mph & more pronounced at 60-65; just like an out of balance wheel. Here are a few tips if you suspect your vibration is coming from the driveline. Mechanic suggested my bad steering box (lots of play) could be an issue. We have taken it to our tire guy since the tires are brand new and he balanced them and they showed to be balanced. echeck tire and. I had them checked to be sure. 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 vibration persists with the car in neutral coasting at those same speeds. Soon as I touch the gas again it almost goes away completely. The axles were changed with Moser C-clips about 5 years ago but the rest of the rear end is all original. It has been having a very fast, high frequency resonating vibration that shutters the whole entire car between 60 and 80 mph. Normally felt as a tingling or buzzing. I have had a very irritating vibration in the bottom of my car as long as I've owned it. What was your symptoms? rpms/speed etc. The roads around here suck. I went to a tire shop and had tires balanced. The T5 was upgraded with a Gforce gearseta. I 'thought' I could still feel some small vibration around 55-60 mph. If out-of-balance tires cause a constant vibration, one might think that so should a bad or worn u-joint. By 70 mph, it blurred the rearview mirror and it excited parts of the car's. The best way to avoid it is to check the tires regularly for the correct inflation and alignment. If the vibration is still present, balance the driveshaft. 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. Soon as it drops below approx 50 mph the vibration goes away. The tires are fairly new and have not been rotated since. An explanation of drive shaft harmonics and vibrations. I have a 2018 F-150 3. This condition is experienced only in 3rd gear with overdrive off, and is not felt through the steering wheel, more so in the seat of your pants. You might also hit some other resonance points with 4. I own a 2004 Ford F-150. I found the cause yesterday. Shift to sixth and its gone. Still have the vibration 60-80 mph. I've been chasing a high speed vibration--it starts about 60 mph and stays there up to 80 mph. Ever since then I have been plagued by a vibration which started a 60 mph and got downright nasty at 85 mph. The vibration changes in frequency, as it will shake the dash first to where my keys start making noise, then goes away but will vibrate the upper dash and then the rear view mirror starts vibrating past 70 mph. My street rod has a good vibration at 60 to 65 mph miniumal shake b-4 and after that. Now when I'm driving between 40-50 mph a vibration starts in the steering wheel and moves down in to the gas pedal. Noise/vibration at 38-45 mph After several trips to the dealer they determined that it was the transmission. I installed it today and thought everything was OK. By bigredhdt, April 22, 2019 in HDT. I notice a slight vibration in my 302 @ 50-55 mph. 2008 3500 vibration at 65 mph I have a vibration in my dually when I hit about 60 mph and peaks around 65 ish and smoothes out some over 70 plus. Q: I have a bad vibration in the front of my truck when driving at 60 MPH and above. Transmission mount was toast and has been replaced. Hello Jeff, I have a 2016 Mustang automatic V-6 that has a drive line vibration. It is stock. Do you have any insight as to what the problem is with these models. recheck tire and wheel now at vibration location. 040 run out) no luck. DRIVELINE ANGLE DIAGNOSIS. I bought this car April of last year. Poor alignment can be caused by running into curbs or by accidents that have bent suspension components or knocked them out of alignment. Same problem, same shudder/vibration at the same speed. A mild vibration has a low as 0-97 km/h (0-60 mph) in approximately 30 seconds. and cab still shakes its not a vibration. at higher speeds, 60+ mph, when im on the throttle, light or heavy, i get a vibration in the pedal and the seat. 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. It seems to be worse on the passenger side, since I can see the seat shake, but this may just be because my weight in the driver. The motor appears to run smooth and idles good, from my perspective. When I let off the throttle it completely goes away, it is only under power. Vibration decreases for about 1500-2000 miles then returns at 50 mph and higher. This can be initially (and only slightly) felt between 48 and 53 mph, and then it disappears until the 95 to 105 mph range, beyond which it again disappears. Soon as I touch the gas again it almost goes away completely. I recently noticed that when I drove at an true 64. The buzzing noise is more prominent in cold ambient temperatures. FF to around 4. One of the most common cause of driveline vibration are worn U-joints or slip splines, out-of-balance components, yokes out of phase or misaligned angles, approaching critical speed range, and yoke ears that are not concentric with the splines. I’m going crazy trying to figure out what’s causing the highway vibration in my Ranger! Here’s the deal: I’ve tried rotating, balancing, and and replacing, and the truck still vibrates a good amount at 60-65, and to a lesser extent as slower/faster speeds. It makes sense that moving to a steeper gear is going to lower the MPH at which all the driveline vibrations occur and if they come and go, it'll move them all closer together. I bought a nice set of wheels from Discount Tire locally, and a vibration came up at about 50 mph up to around 60 mph. — The process that can be used to address a condition called driveshaft/universal joint cancellation, often referred to as adjusting pinion angle. Radial force variation is a variation in stiffness of the tire sidewall. The vibration seems to diminish as the speed goes up. Hi , I have this vibration from 60-85 MPH. The truck is an 06 Silverado 2500 HD. The vibration starts at about 65 mph. So, thinking of R&R the rear wheel hub bearing assy's. I love how this car drives. 2004 F-150, moderate to severe vibration appearing to come from the drive train or drive line. I had exactly the same problem with my '13 CTS Lux. 1/4 the speed 60. Today I had the Dodge dealer install my new 4" Aluminum 1-Piece Driveshaft from The Driveshaft Shop in my 2016 Hellcat Challenger. When towing a 1000 lbs trailer the harmonic/vibration is magnified. Vibration on acceleration is an issue that has plagued the 04-08 TSX for many years now, with no good solution having been found to date. Now I did exactly what you did already and drove the Jeep for a week with out the front drive shaft and coated the Jeep in Nuetral and the vibration at 70 mph never went away. Second, engine vibration and driveline vibration are two completely different things, one cannot be mistaken for the other. leaf springs are about a year old factory replacements. I am challenging the smartest techs out there to jog there thoughts and see if you can help! I am out of options. I have a 2 door Rubicon, 6 speed manual, that had a vibration at highway cruising speed. Problem first surfaced after towing a 3500 lbs trailer for about 60 miles. if it’s an engine mounting, the whole front of the car will shake as the engine revs. This condition is experienced only in 3rd gear with overdrive off, and is not felt through the steering wheel, more so in the seat of your pants. I am curious why would an out of round driveshaft create a vibration when the vehicle is on a freeway at speeds over 60 mph. Post Reply. It had 300 miles on it when I bought it. I can still feel a slight vibration now between 50-55 mph but since the vibration has improved greatly, I'm not too concerned. The symptom of this problem is shaking of the wheels at around 50-50 mph and becoming worse at around 60 mph. Joined Jul 25, 2016 · 28 Posts. - Can't be felt or heard below a certain speed, which is approx. Now when I'm driving between 40-50 mph a vibration starts in the steering wheel and moves down in to the gas pedal. Both front hubs have been replaced as they went very bad within a month of each other. I don't know. Feb 8, 2009 #1 My car starts vibrating at about 60 to 65mph coming from the rear. If I tweak the steering wheel to the right above 60mph or through sweeping right hand bend the vibration is worse - feels like more of a buzzing - similar to you would experience driving over the rumble strips on Motorway hard shoulder or armco line. Vibration decreases for about 1500-2000 miles then returns at 50 mph and higher. If you were to graph out a vibration, it will have an amplitude (strength) and a wave length (frequency). 2 weeks ago I picked up my 2009 5. I checked, and the center of the driveshaft has a 1/2" play in the center support bearing, so I think I need to replace the center support bearing. It starts to vibrate a little at 40-41 mph, it's worst at 47mph, and goes away completely at 51mph. The symptom of this problem is shaking of the wheels at around 50-50 mph and becoming worse at around 60 mph. Take them for a test drive and show them the problem first hand. Similar issue from 60 to 80 (but in front), terrible vibration. Has anyone else experienced this? FCA changed the driveshaft and it's somewhat better but I still feel and hear the vibration. With the truck on jack stands, the truck’s rear-end/driveline vibrated loudly at speeds over 70 MPH. 2017+ Super Duty - 2017 Driveline vibration - I have what seems to be a driveline vibration on my 2017 6. around 70 it gets worse we’re I’m driving to the UP of Michigan from Illinois and my hand starts to get numb lol. I know there are several topics on vibration and the possibilities are endless but im hoping some of your guys expertise can point me in the right direction. My hands and legs felt numbed after driving 30 to 40 minutes on highway.