If your car is vibrating it could be for numerous reasons, some of which are harmless and others could be cause for concern where a professional mechanic should be consulted. Potholes can cause minor damage that wheel balancing maintenance could fix. Or potholes can cause major damage to motor mounts and transmission mounts.
A mechanic will be able to help you determine if the vibrations and noises you feel or hear are normal or if a repair is necessary.
Sometimes you will see vehicles which you might nickname “the thumping car” because their radios are being played extremely loud causing the vibrations. A loud radio is nothing to worry about except maybe for your hearing. Car vibrations might also be caused by issues with your car’s tires needing to be balanced, tie-rods, stabilizer bars, excessive speed, transmission problems, broken or cracked motor mounts and transmission mounts, software issues and the drive shaft among other issues.
With so many possibilities for vibrations in your vehicle which might also include bumpy roads, you might feel at a loss at times trying to determine what to do, especially as in my research I learned that sometimes issues with vibrations can take several visits to diagnose. Noises and issues sometimes vanish when you try to show or illustrate a problem. Our recommendations is to use a garage which you are confident in (like All Transmissions), one that will do everything to solve the problems you are experiencing. While some vibrations can be harmless, others can be dangerous if left untreated because if the vibration means you have a loose vehicular part, you do not want it to come undone while driving as this could harm you and others around you. It is better to have the issue looked at in order to be sure that you’re safe on the road.
Give us a call now at 253-627-0252 and let us help you if you note excessive vibrations.