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What does a shaky engine mean?

What does a shaky engine mean?

Any unusual shaking or vibrating forces coming from the engine is cause for concern. It could be something as simple as old spark plugs producing an uneven power delivery, it could be something serious like worn or broken engine mounts, or it could be even more serious in the case of internal engine damage.

What are the problems with a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500?

Worst 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems #1: Stuck Lifter 2008 Sierra 1500 Average Cost to Fix: $3,100 #2: Water Leaks Into Interior 2008 Sierra 1500 Average Cost to Fix: $200 #3: Door Locks Not Working Properly 2008 Sierra 1500 Average Cost to Fix: N/A

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.

What kind of vibration does a Chevy Sierra have?

I have the same vibration issues with my 2015 Sierra starts at 75mph had to dealer three times and going back again they keep balancing the tires and it doesnt fix it…” I purchased a 2016 Silverado Crew LTZ in Aug. The truck has 2800mi.

Why does my Chevy truck shake at 77 mph?

On a warm day in late February, Maratea noticed a shaking that he said “feels like driving on cobblestones,” at around 77 mph. Maratea brought his truck into his service manager, where a long list of repairs was performed. First it was four new tires, which did not help.

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 Chevy Shake Shake while idle?

If you have an idling shake with a more current model that is a cause for concern, it would be best to take the vehicle in to get serviced as this isn’t a particularly known issue. One of the most likely causes of a car shaking while it is idle is dirty or worn out spark plugs.

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.

What is the code for the Chevy Shake?

That code is the assembly code for the vehicle platforms GM designed for trucks and SUV starting in 2014. These are the vehicles prone to the Chevy Shake and many people feel it is a flaw unique to GMT K2XX that causes it. How Do I Fix My Chevy Shake?

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Ruth Doyle