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there's a little vibration coming from the engine. only when the engine is cold though. any ideas?
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hmm is it really noticeable? I think that might be normal, my car seemes to vibrate a tiny bit when its cold.



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yeah, usually in the mornings mostly
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is it related to the idling speeds? like is it idling funny at all? cause if it is it might be your icv. might just need to clean it out. theres a diy for this.
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Check you Engine Mounts.

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Check you Engine Mounts.
the engine mounts are a possibility, however, if it were the engine mounts wouldn't it cause vibrations all of the time, not just when it is first started/warming up?
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True, but I think it depends how bad they are.

On really cold starts, like after the car has sat during the week and I am bringing it out for the weekend, I will get a little vibration. If it is really bad and happens everytime, I would diagnose it a little more.

And as you said with the ICV, the car won't vibrate it will just hunt for an idle.

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haha, good points, but with the icv problem the car will vibrate when the idling gets unstably low and work itself out as the idling becomes stable.

i don't notice any vibrations coming from my so its hard to diagnose, but those two are possible causes.
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Well if it was idling under like 500 or so, then yes some vibration mght occur .

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my car runs weird till it get warmed up.its normal. I dont know how serious your situation is though. Might be somthing to get checked out.


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