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#1 (permalink) Old 01-14-2009, 02:22 PM
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98 540 making noise when stalling

HI my 540 has this problems thats been going on for months sometimes when cruising at a hill if i dont hit the gas to go up the car stalls and make weird
vibrating noise with no vibration what could this be my gears change fine
and when this happens i accelerate and it goes away

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NO NOISE WHEN IN LOWER GEAR HIGH rpm HIGH GEAR LOW RPM I HEAR NOISE WHAT COULD THIS BE? ANYBODY
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How many miles on the car?

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How many miles on the car?
129K i noticed that if i leave the car in S gear i does well no rattle when cruising in low RPM im thingking is that is the heavy gear in low rpm
is when it happens maybe the differential is crack?
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It wouldn't hurt to check the universal joint.

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It wouldn't hurt to check the universal joint.
what is a universal joint?
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