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I have a Jeep...

I have a Jeep SRT 8, 2006 never had a problem , but now have shudder and vibration , whilst driving , particularly when going up hill , seems to be from the back of the car .

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '06 Jeep?

Grand Cherokee SRT 8 , 2006 year 122,000 miles , right hand drive .

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

Took it to Jeep dealership in Chelmsford, Essex , they charged me £ 100 to say there`s no problem and then when we went for a test drive , said the noise was there and they had no idea why , could be rear u joint

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

No , its standard car , no modifications , not raced or track days .

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UK Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 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.

There are quite a few things that you could be feeling. It sounds as if it's throttle sensitive, which makes it likely to be a U joint or driveshaft issue. The U joints were serviced with the driveshaft assembly.

Does the vibration begin or get worse on acceleration, and lessens drastically or go away when decelerating?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The other noticeable thing it feels like the car is labouring up an incline or juddering and then when you accelerate above 50 ish is goes , not aware of it on slowing down .
UK Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

Is it running poorly?

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