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Old 07-05-2013, 06:45 AM   #1
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Vibration @ 45 to 50 mph

Has anyone had a vibration around 45 -50 mph felt in steering wheel, pedals, and knee resting on center consul? Dealer could never duplicate had them check at every oil change 5000 miles started at 26,000 miles now have 45,000 rotating tires didn't help done at oil changes. So road forced since it started having cold tire bounce first few miles in morning at 34,000 one bad tire so all new tires since mostly highway driving and a lot of rainy days here.
Still have vibration bounce gone corners like on rails so told then to check wheel bearings and axles looked at me like I dumb no problem found if they checked. Going to rent a lift at a local home owned shop and find it myself fix it and send the bill to Ford. Twice when getting gas making a u turn around the island to go home wheel turned to lock it jerked like CV joint binding even slid tire Ill check them when on lift.

So anyone have any ideals?


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Old 07-05-2013, 08:11 AM   #2
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Is it possible it's an engine vibration? I had a vibration around 1900 rpm which I could feel in neutral or cruising. In 6th gear the vibration would be felt around 45-50 mph. Dealer replaced front motor mount for another reason and vibration is now mostly subdued.
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Is it possible it's an engine vibration? I had a vibration around 1900 rpm which I could feel in neutral or cruising. In 6th gear the vibration would be felt around 45-50 mph. Dealer replaced front motor mount for another reason and vibration is now mostly subdued.
Could be that forgot about that was going with the new mounts here but scanning ford parts about the ST turbo air box looked at there mounts and the upper looks different more solid and cheaper if they have one will check it out or go with the one on here at twice the price. It dose have the vibration under power or in neutral at 45 - 50 so engine speed seams unlikely.so doing both the UMM and RMM might help but a good thing to upgrade anyway like the struts and mount caps.

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Could be that forgot about that was going with the new mounts here but scanning ford parts about the ST turbo air box looked at there mounts and the upper looks different more solid and cheaper if they have one will check it out or go with the one on here at twice the price. It dose have the vibration under power or in neutral at 45 - 50 so engine speed seams unlikely.so doing both the UMM and RMM might help but a good thing to upgrade anyway like the struts and mount caps.

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The ST passenger side engine mount will not work on the N/A due to having three stud holes for the engine side of the mount vs the two on the n/a engine with it's lower power levels.
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The ST passenger side engine mount will not work on the N/A due to having three stud holes for the engine side of the mount vs the two on the n/a engine with it's lower power levels.
Thought that might be the case ford parts image is hard to make out just looked like more solid rubber in it. Thanks
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does it do it in park or neutral, stationary while either revving the engine or at idle? Usually when you have a specific MPH range it usually means something specific.... i would have your tires inspected for broken belts or side bulges. Have tires checked for balance... also have them check the rims to c if they are bent(can usually be detected during balance). In the past i would say this was certainly your problem... but the DCT is a strange animal I am still learning.
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kinda just skimmed through it but if you haven't already check the balance on your front tires. even if they're in balance they could be out of round and you could see that when the tire is spinning on the balancer. or you could jack up the front, put it in neutral (parking brake set) and spin both tires by hand, but seeing it on a balancing machine is better. not saying thats your problem but just an idea...
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