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Why does my Chevy Shake at 45 mph?

Why does my Chevy Shake at 45 mph?

“While driving at speeds above 45 mph, there is a vibration from the rear of the vehicle,” reads a complaint on the NHTSA database. “Dealer advised it was wheel balance and balanced the tires with no relief.

Are there any complaints about the Chevy Shake?

In total, there are 301 complaints on the NHTSA database concerning 2014 – 2015 Chevy Silverados and GMC Sierras, 31 of which are about the vibration, which equates to about 10 percent. There are no complaints regarding the 2016 model year trucks yet on the NHTSA database.

Why does my torque converter shudder when I Turn on the engine?

As mentioned, converter shudder is usually temperature related. As transmission fluid recycles back through the engine turbine, it picks up frictional heat.

Why does my Silverado Sierra have rumble strips?

Over the past moth or so I’ve noticed what feels like I’m driving over “rumble strips” while coming to a stop. It also does it at a slow-roll, say around 15-20 mph. It does NOT do it when I put it in neutral and stop.

What causes torque converter shudder in Silverado 1500?

I have 99′ silverado 1500, 2wd, 5.3 4l60e transmission with a split drive shaft and a G80 rear diff. he has the same just a 00′, both around 120,000. i am getting a shudder at about 15-24 mph on acceleration and his is about 40-55, i believe from other forums we have a break down of tranny fluid and that is creating the torque converter shudder.

“While driving at speeds above 45 mph, there is a vibration from the rear of the vehicle,” reads a complaint on the NHTSA database. “Dealer advised it was wheel balance and balanced the tires with no relief.

What did GM do about the Chevy Shake?

Two new shocks and an entire rear axle later, the truck was still shaking and a GM engineer was brought in to take the truck for a seven-day period. At this point, GM agreed to buy back Maratea’s truck in exchange for a new one. Maratea ended up in a 2015 Silverado, which he says also has a very mild vibration.

Why does my truck shudder when I put it in overdrive?

Mine seems to do it mostly in overdrive. When the engine RPM’s are low and the truck is in overdrive you can make it shudder by giving it a bit more gas, but not enough to make it shift into another gear. It also seems to do it on hills on the highway.

What to do if your Chevy Shake on the road?

After an on-road reading is finished, the technician is instructed to put the truck on jack stands or a hoist, remove the wheels and run it back up to the same speed it was vibrating at on the road with the PicoScope still attached.

Why does my car shudder when in overdrive?

Transmission shudders seem worse than they actually are. Shudders occur most often when shifting into overdrive or when in overdrive and going up a slight incline. This occurs because the transmission fluid is contaminated and the contaminates, being suspended in the fluid, prohibit good pressure contact between…

When do you get a shudder in your car?

Transmission shudders seem worse than they actually are. Shudders occur most often when shifting into overdrive or when in overdrive and going up a slight incline.

How can I fix the Shake on my Chevy Silverado?

Just put a dial gauge on a good sturdy mount or base with the back wheels raised and watch the dial indicator as the driveshaft is rotated by hand. You could check it yourself with it still in the truck.

When did Chevy Silverado High Country Crew Cab shake?

We spoke with one Chevy customer, Nicholas Maratea, who purchased a 2014 Silverado High Country Crew Cab with the 5.3-liter V8 and 20-inch wheels on October 23, 2014. On a warm day in late February, Maratea noticed a shaking that he said “feels like driving on cobblestones,” at around 77 mph.

Can a bad throttle position sensor cause a car to shake?

A bad throttle position sensor can cause other issues on your car if left unattended. That’s right! If the sensor is faulty, it will cause your car to shake heavily. Eventually, if this issue is left unattended it will put major stress on your motor and transmission mounts to the point where they will give out and will need replacement.

Is there a water problem in my 07tahoe?

This problem in our 07Tahoe is especially concerning, as the fabric on the roof has gotten wet, and when we have recreated this problem with a hose, I get sprayed in the drivers seat. The car has GPS and DVD and I am afraid in a short period of time the water issue will be a larger problem, possible affecting electronics.

Why does my car run when I release the gas pedal?

It would sometimes run normally if I release the gas pedal and press it again. What could be the problem? Thank you. It sounds like you may have an issue with your throttle position sensor. This sensor sends a reference voltage to your power-train control module, which uses that to determine ignition timing and fuel trims.

Why does my Chevy Tahoe shake when I ID?

If an oxygen sensor goes bad, it can make your Tahoe run too lean (or rich). A super lean running engine will often shake when idling. The mixture would be wrong at all RPM, but as the engine speed increases the shaking decreases. 7. Fuel Injectors

What does a Chevy Tahoe make when you press the gas?

It sounds like a whining or grinding sound (sounds like its fron right under the driver seat) but only if the gas pedal is pressed. Lay off the gas, and coast, and it stops after aout a second. Press the gas, and it comes back. Only after I hit 25 MPH and above…nothing below.

Can a bad spark plug cause a Chevy Tahoe to idle?

Spark Plug Wires – While not every model and engine combination of vehicles today comes with spark plug wires (a lot are now coil on plug), if your Tahoe happens to have them, they can go bad and cause a rough idle. Here’s a great video on how to diagnose bad plug wires with a multimeter.

What causes a Chevy Tahoe fuel injector to go bad?

Your Chevy Tahoe’s fuel injection system atomizes the fuel into a fine mist. If a fuel injector is not operating properly, it will either let too much or too little fuel into the combustion chamber relative to the amount of air. There are many reasons why a fuel injector may go bad, as well as different symptoms relative to how they went bad.

What causes a cv shaft to vibrate while driving?

Another symptom of a bad CV axle is excessive vibrations from the axle while driving. If a CV joint or axle shaft is damaged in any way that affects its balance while rotating, it will cause the shaft to vibrate excessively while operating the vehicle.

Why does my Chevy Z71 have a vibration?

The “shock issue,” is that some shocks used on Z71-trim pickup trucks were made with contaminated shock oil, causing them to dampen incorrectly. GM says that these shocks do not cause the vibration, but if the truck is vibrating, it only makes it worse.

Where does the vibration come from at 45 mph?

The thing about the front end is I feel nothing in the steering wheel the truck drives straight as can be. I feel it in the seat. If you have a drink in the cup holders in the center seat you can see them shaking like crazy as soon as you hit 45 mph. You have rotated tires you say.

What kind of vibration does a 45 mph car have?

Vibration is there at 45 MPH. WHen the vibration starts, I pressed teh clutch in slightly and I felt the vibration through the pedal. Above 45, no vibration smooth as silk. Below 45, no vibration smooth as silk. At 45, definite vibration that is clearly felt in clutch pedal. NOthing crazy, but definitely there.

Why does my steering wheel vibrate when I go over 50 mph?

Be sure to have the rotor checked and skimmed or replaced completely if needed. A worn out or rusted brake caliper pin may be another culprit for vibrations. You will probably feel your steering wheel start to vibrate around 50 miles per hour, which will intensify as you increase your speed, and you’ll sense a burning smell when you stop.

What causes a car to have an up and down vibration?

Wheel runout might be yet another cause of car vibrations. The term refers to any deviation from a truly circular spin and it’s measured with a dial indicator. This wheel issue might result in either up and down vibrations or a sideways, wobbly motion in a wheel.

What is the problem with the Chevy Shake?

The plaintiffs claim the problem occurs while driving highway speeds, and over time the driveshaft can deteriorate and finally drop to the ground. GM allegedly sells and leases the vehicles while knowing the aluminum driveshafts will cause violent and dangerous vibrations that can send the vehicles off the roads.

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Ruth Doyle