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2006 Ford Econoline Commercial Chassis Base E-350 Stripped Chassis 138 WB SRW

2006 Ford Econoline Commercial Chassis
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Rear Wheel Drive, Commercial Stripped Chassis SRW
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September 28, 2009, 8:48 am

Craig B
 

Question: my 1994 van starts to have what feels like engine shake when accelerating at 30 to 40 mph

how do i know what this is


September 28, 2009, 3:02 pm

Elizabeth K
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How can you tell it's an engine shake and not coming from the wheels? Most often vibrations that are specific to a narrow range of speeds are caused by tires (either needing to be rebalanced or replaced--a tire inspection will determine which).

If it is your engine, first inspect the motor/tranny mounts, then go after tune-up parts like spark plugs, wires, distributor cap and rotor.


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