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Old 03-05-2013, 10:41 AM   #1
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Excessive engine vibration when idle

I just picked up my car on friday night only has 300 miles. Im not ruling out a bad gas problem but ny engine vibrates really hard. Do I need to break it in (first 1000-1500)because it only happened last night didnt notice it this morning on my way to work.
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I just picked up my car on friday night only has 300 miles. Im not ruling out a bad gas problem but ny engine vibrates really hard. Do I need to break it in (first 1000-1500)because it only happened last night didnt notice it this morning on my way to work.
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If it was that bad and you're concerned, take it back to the dealer. Be warned though, they need to replicate it to fix it.
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Yeah im going to wait until it happens and take a video of it. I was just going to see if any of you had it happen.

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Ps. Its a 13 focus se sedan with 201a and winter package minus heated seats and its a manual.

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I just picked up my car on friday night only has 300 miles. Im not ruling out a bad gas problem but ny engine vibrates really hard...
Hi cornettbr,

As dragonpalm has suggested, if you're really concerned you should head over to your dealership so they can take a look. I can get your case escalated as well; just send me a PM with your VIN, dealer, current mileage, daytime phone number, and full name.

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If it was that bad and you're concerned, take it back to the dealer. Be warned though, they need to replicate it to fix it.
Great advice, dragonpalm!

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Old 03-09-2013, 03:54 PM   #6
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I put better gas in and i havent seen it happen since. Also have not driven that much

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Drive with better gas and wait a few thousand miles for the break in period to be over.

If you bring it back to the dealer that is exactly what they are going to say to you.

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Lol thats why I havent brought it to a dealer.

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