Car Problem Reports
Toyota Camry Annoying vibration while stopped and in Drive.
Toyota Camry Problem
Average Mileage: 146,606 mi (120,000 mi - 173,500 mi)
After much research and replacing all the motor & transmission mounts I discovered the solution. "Exhaust Hanger Replacement." Wait till you see what Toyota is charging for these little babies. Essentially there are 5 hangers. Front, mid and front muffler hangers are all permanently attached to spindles and a small metal hanging chassis. Replacement is easy and can be done with just a socket wrench. The local dealer here charges $63 a piece (without installation) and $12 for the rear muffler hanger. If you could just replace the rubber the entire job would cost less than $10...But No!! By just replacing the mid and front hanger I eliminated 60% of the annoying vibration. After replacing the remaining 3 I had a brand new 95 Camry.
Ok, was told muffler needed to be fixed. Car makes a(not obnoxious) clunk sound when I go over speed bumps slowly.
I noticed this on my vehicle. If I shift to neutral, the vibration decreases. Articles on the Internet recommended a Top Engine Cleaning service which my dealer says they don't do anymore.
I had this problem on my 1996 Geo Prism (Corolla).
UPDATE: I've just had the top "dog bone" engine mount replaced at about 136K miles. It was pretty worn. That may have contributed to the vibration. It should have contributed to the jerky stops and starts I was starting to see.