When I stop my car my engine shake, my whole car start to shake. I pop the hood to see what is going on and my engine was shaking. I already got my serpentine belt and water pump change, I also just got a tune up on my car two days ago. I have 107,301 miles on my car.
Engine Shake on 2003 Saturn L300
by yvette.lewis in Chula Vista, CA on April 10, 2011
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by raiderron on April 11, 2011
Well the shake could be from worn out motor mounts. Was it tuned because of time and mileage or were you told it would fix the shake? Could have one cylinder misfire causing the shake. If did have tuned to try and fix shake take it back and have them recheck the work and see what is causing the problems. Any check engine lights on?
COMMENT by yvette.lewis on April 11, 2011
Yes the check engine light is on. I was told that I needed a tune up because my engine was on. When I first got my belt and water pump change after that I notice my engine started to shake. Later I got a tune up because the engine light was still on. Now it is still on.
COMMENT by raiderron on April 11, 2011
The cel on is key here. Best to include this info in your original post. The code that is stored will give a qualified tech a place to start the diagnosis for why it shakes. Likely has a cylinder misfire code.
ANSWER by Visitor on April 18, 2011
it could be that you have a misfire in one of your cylinders. I had this problem with my Saturn I changed the coil and now it runs a million times better.