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Old 05-12-2008, 12:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Vibration at idle

I have been trying to find a thread on this but i gave in and will ask for help. I am selling my 540ia and trying to get it trouble free. When I bought it there was a teriable virbration when it was in drive and fully stopped. As soon as the brake was released and it began to roll it smoothed out completly. I changed the motor mounts and it helped a lot(they were pretty bad). How much of a role does the trans mounts play in the vibration isolation or should I look twords the torque converter? I shifts great and never hesitates. The vibration cuts way down when in park. Thanks, I hope everyones mother had a good day!
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Have you check your crankcase valve? The air leak can cause vibrations. To find the leak, blow smoke into the lines, any shop can do this, very simple quick test....

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