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Ed I have a 2004 vibe that vibrates at lower rpm or speeds

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Ed I have a 2004 vibe that vibrates at lower rpm or speeds Thinking maybe balancer on front od engine smooths out at higher rpm or could it be th iac
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: left front and around 1000 rpm although persistant at a stop light where engine slows to about 500 rpm
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 8 months ago.
is the engine light on?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
goes away at higher rpm or about 45mph
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 8 months ago.
does it do it in neutral?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 8 months ago.
have you checked the cv shafts?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
yes all tight
Expert:  john aka eaut replied 8 months ago.
sounds like a drive line vibration... I would say its more of a worn cv or binding cv then a balancer

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