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Need advice on Engine Vibration

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by vikx, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. vikx

    vikx [OP] Member

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    Hello all,

    I'm a newbie to Toyotas. My truck has a 2.4 L with automatic. 54K miles. 2WD. The motor seems to vibrate at idle, shakes the steering wheel slightly, also seems to idle too fast. Accelerates OK from a stop. It actually seems to run pretty smooth; the idle vibration is driving me NUTS. Any thoughts?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. gcoates

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    When sitting at a light, if you take it out of gear does the vibration stop ?
     
  3. vikx

    vikx [OP] Member

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    The vibration happens in drive or neutral. It's like the engine is idling a little fast. Nothing I can put my finger on, just not a "smooth" running motor. The truck seems to run fine, starts every time, no other issues. I've never had a Tacoma before, but don't think this is normal? Thanks for the help.
     
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  5. vikx

    vikx [OP] Member

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    Thank you for the link! This one has certainly never "purred like a kitten".... LOL.
     
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