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Old 07-21-2002, 23:02   #1 (permalink)
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weird shaking when I accelerate

I was driving home yesterday and when I was pulling off from a set of lights, I really gave it some. I felt like a small stall, then it was fine. But now, when I accellerate quick from a stand, it rattles like I'm on one of those dirt roads with all the wave stuff... really bad, like as if the diff was not attached to the car, but just floatting free and car is boucing up and down on it.
If I take off at a decent speed or when I'm travelling at high speeds its fine. The throthle also feels very very light. (feels nice, but not sure if it means trouble)

Anyone know what it could be?

This is in the XF btw.
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Shocks stuffed???
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Old 07-21-2002, 23:12   #3 (permalink)
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nah they're fine, all suspension is fine.
you know what a mobile phone feels like when it vibrates? image your car doing that when you accelerate hard from a standing. That's exactly what it feels like.
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check the uni's.....a uni mismatch on mine gave the same symptoms, but stuffed ones could do the same
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Could it be tail shaft related, Uni's?

When your curising at high speeds, and release the pedal, does it vibrate?
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ahhh, u bate me 2 it
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Could it be tail shaft related, Uni's?

When your curising at high speeds, and release the pedal, does it vibrate?
Nah, its fine, only when I take off, and only when I do it quickly.
It's got me stumped.
It's as if the motor wasn't connected to the rest of the car I was just reving the crap out of it, but it moves slowly. I haven't done it for long coz it's the worst feeling when I hear it.
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I'm 99.99999999999% certain it's the transmission needing a service.

Go and get a transmission service, it'll cost you around $100 and you'll never look back. Always service the transmission every 20,000 km.

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I'm 99.99999999999% certain it's the transmission needing a service.

Go and get a transmission service, it'll cost you around $100 and you'll never look back. Always service the transmission every 20,000 km.

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