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2003 Oldsmobile Alero Question: why does my car shake when in drive but not in motion? at a stop it will shake-

 

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alero1962, San Diego, CA, June 01, 2013, 13:33
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until i take off. what causes this to happen?

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    pushrod June 01, 2013, 16:57
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    Have compression checked, and for vacuum leak(s)! Low compression, or misfire, on one or more cylinders can cause this, a vacuum leak also!
    It is still there when driving down the road, just not as pronounced.

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    ziptie12 June 03, 2013, 18:54
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    Also , just a thought......maybe bad engine mount(s)?

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