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Old 11-24-2008, 12:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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E38 98 engine vibration

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My 98 740i will vibrate (the engine) around 1500 rpm either on park or when moving the vibration will start around 1400 and will disappear around 1600 rpm, it is a mild vibration , when the car is Idling you can feel very very slight vibration, any Ideas, thanks.
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Do you mean a sort of rocking motion ??
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I have a 98 740il 180000 4.4 doing the same thing. Any suggestions? Also when I accelerate hard from a stop I get a loud noise like the drive line or output area of tranny is hitting under floor hump????
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I have a 98 740il 180000 4.4 doing the same thing. Any suggestions? Also when I accelerate hard from a stop I get a loud noise like the drive line or output area of tranny is hitting under floor hump????
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That sounds like bad transmission mounts.......


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My 98 740i will vibrate (the engine) around 1500 rpm either on park or when moving the vibration will start around 1400 and will disappear around 1600 rpm, it is a mild vibration , when the car is Idling you can feel very very slight vibration, any Ideas, thanks.
This sounds like bad engine mounts....

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