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Old 06-04-2014, 09:08 PM   #1
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Vibration when turning right in D, cold car.

Hi,

I own a Focus 2010 Automatic, 52,800 miles.

Recently, my car started to vibrate when turning right. It only vibrates, at this time, when car has been parked a while, like during mornings, no matter temperature.
Also, it vibrates only when D is selected. If P, R or N is in, there is no vibration.
When driving and then turning right, a similar sound is heard that comes under the hood.
After driving a while, about 5 minutes, the vibration is gone.

Also during this time frame of five minutes, if I press the gas pedal strongly, I can feel like small "thumps" right from below the car, like if I were passing over small bumps. It sounds like something is "touching" something.
Again, after driving a while, this sound is gone.

Iīm attaching a couple of videos, where the vibration can be heard when turning right.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tsxulhl2nm...604_055928.mp4
https://www.dropbox.com/s/v3v8yh1m9g...604_191320.mp4

I went to a shop and they checked CV joints and they were ok. The problem here was that the vibration was not present when they did the inspection, because, as I mention, when car is hot, this vibration is no more, thatīs why they couldnīt perform a good diagnostic.

This Friday Iīm taking the car to a Ford dealer, but I would like to look for possible causes first.

!! I almost forgot it. This problem started a week ago, but three weeks ago, in a parking lot, I drove over a small, mmm, I donīt know the name, but it was something like this:

http://kamsdesign.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/a.jpg

With lower height, no trees .

Thanks for your advice.


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It would be c/v joints. I'd look at the steering rack or pump. You aren't holding the wheel all the way at the stops are you?
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Look at passenger side motor mount.

Vibration when cold, and more with that turn, are typical symptoms of it's starting to go bad. CV's aren't going to change noises cold to hot, and the first noises there are usually described as a clicking noise only when turning.
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