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2002 Nissan Altima Question: my car engine shakes when i stop at a red light or stop sign but not in neutral

 

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ricardens, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Miami, FL, December 21, 2011, 10:18
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if its in park or neutral; it runs great but in drive or reverse if i stop the engine starts to shake what causes that problem

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    euromech December 21, 2011, 10:37
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    Possible broken engine mounts . In neutral there is no torque forces the engine to tilt. In reverse or drive your engine foced to tilt backward and forward.

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    ricardens, December 21, 2011, 11:12
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    my mounts are new im wondering if its possible that the intake manifold gasket can cause this problem also

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    euromech, December 23, 2011, 10:34
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    It could if it cracked air can go to the exhaust system before O2 sensor and engine gets fails info trough the sensors.

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