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Your Baltimore Mechanic Explains Car Vibration

If you have ever noticed your car vibrating while you are driving, it probably caused some concern. There are a number of reasons why your car may vibrate while you drive and some are more serious than others. In today’s blog, we’ll talk about the most common causes of vibration and what you can do to fix it.


Many factors could cause your car to vibrate.

Your Baltimore Mechanic Explains Car Vibration

Engine problems

There are a variety of engine problems that could cause your car to vibrate. A dirty air filter could cause your engine to have an inadequate oxygen supply. Being low on gas can also cause vibrations so before assuming the worst, make sure you have an adequately full tank. Replacing spark plugs can also solve the problem. If you notice the vibration begin when you begin to accelerate, after you reach certain speeds, or starts to vibrate only after you have been driving for awhile then you may have an engine problem on your hands and you should have your car looked at by a reputable mechanic as quickly as possible.



Tiers are one of the most common causes of vibration as uneven wear, separated treads, and improper balance can all cause that rumbling feeling. If you experience the vibration only at certain speeds then the fix may be as simple as getting your tires balanced. However, if the problem is separated treads or uneven wear then you will need to invest in a new set of tires.



When your wheels are out of alignment it can cause your car to shake and given the fact that Baltimore streets are full of potholes this is a common cause of the annoying vibration. A simple wheel alignment may be all it takes to get your car back into tip-top shape. It could also be caused by the wheel itself as issues such as worn out wheel bearings, joints, or tie-rods can also cause vibration. Your best bet is to have your car looked at by an experienced mechanic to pinpoint the exact cause of your problem.


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