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Old 10-28-2000, 09:16 PM
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One more thing, This joker shakes side to side like a dog when at idle. Shakes even worse after a freeway run! If I give it a little bit of throttle up to say 900rpm it smooths out. Is this motor mounts or some kind of damper bolt that can be tightened? How can I check? I need yall more than ever. My wife is p****d off I bought this 5th car as it is so I need to try and do more of the work myself. Please help me and thanks!

One chewed a**! Joe

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Old 10-28-2000, 10:23 PM
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I would first suspect the motor mounts..after all they are 15 years spring chicken. They are less than $20 a piece. The rack dampener screw/bolt is also cheap, plus you may be able mess with it without having to buy a new one.
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Old 10-28-2000, 10:46 PM
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Larry, do you know where the dampner screw/bolt is located? I will try that tomorrow. Thanks! Joe
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Old 10-29-2000, 12:46 AM
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Search this forum for "rack damp" that should give you more than enough information to do the job.

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Old 10-29-2000, 02:04 AM
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On the back of the injection pump in front of the oil canister there is a bolt, It has a spring on it inside the pump. (you can access the bolt from outside the pump. but the spring is on the bolt but inside the injector pump) I dont know the name of it, but I had the worst rocking back and forth, and finally a shop replaced it and it idles smooth.

I know the simple things to check, but I always have problems the dealership knows nothing about, OKAY?
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