Why does car have a little vibration while hitting gas petal

Asked by Sep 07, 2013 at 09:03 AM about the 1995 BMW 5 Series 540i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car just vibrates when hitting gas petal then goes away. Thanks for help

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One thing it could be is the centre bearing of your drive shaft that is worn. The rubber bushing surrounding the bearing could be starting to deteriorate causing the drive shaft to deflect when under load. (speeding up and/or slowing down). Where does it feel like the vibration is coming from?

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More in the back of car thanks

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