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I have a Lexus 2005 330 that shakes above 40 mph wen engine…

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HI I have a Lexus 2005 330 that shakes above 40 mph wen engine is working - it idles like a kitten - smooth -- just on the road accelerating ---

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the fuel filters?

Well it has 176000 miles - but always has had all the services - might be original trans

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 330 yourself? What have you tried so far?

How could a fuel filter shake thewhole car?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I'm bringing it in to have them putiton the lift to check for play in the wheels and motor mounts

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Lexus
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Lexus Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

If the engine appears to run smoothly and the shake happens on acceleration then odds are you have a worn CV joint. If the shake gets worse or starts when throttle is applied and then either goes away or gets better when you let off it's a driveline issue. A worn or broken motor mount could contribute, but the root cause would be a worn joint.

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