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1997 Ford Windstar Question: Makes a vibrating sound



bigstiltz, 3.8L V6, Oakfield, ME, June 27, 2009, 16:39

While im driving as i give it gas the car makes a vibrating sound I dont know if it just needs a new fuel filter or what????

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 28, 2009, 13:21

    So hard to guess at a sound with out being able to drive the vehicle first hand and experience the problem. A vibration like you describe is likely to be the exhaust rubbing due to a filed exhaust rubber hanger or engine mount that is allowing the engine to flex "too much". Vibrations on acceleration are often caused by damaged or cracked exhaust heat shields.

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