car shakes will sitting in idle

Asked by Dec 15, 2013 at 06:21 AM about the 1994 Toyota Corolla DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car runs beautifully, but when sitting in traffic cars is shaking so much it can be seen and felt in the steering wheel

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Excessive vibration at a stop and idling and not when moving is a clear indication that your motor mount/mounts have failed. Replace both if one is bad and check the trans mount as well.

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Just a second opinion, As always Tom, good call. Your 1994 DX has a 1.8Liter 7A FE, you need to know that to order the mounts. If you have it done at a shop or dealer demand the old mounts back to prove they actually did replace all of them and not put only on one

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