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Engine is shaking, pulsating or vibrating

If your engine is shaking, pulsating or vibrating My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your engine is shaking, pulsating or vibrating its often as a result of a:

  • Old and worn spark plug and wire
  • Loose or disconnected hoses on and around the engine
  • Loose connections at the positive and negative battery terminals
  • Very dirty or clogged air filters
  • Loose timing belts

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Timing Chain Replacement

Most vehicles on our roads use a cambelt to ensure the engine valves operate with the correct timing. These belts wear out over time, needing to be replaced at specific intervals. To avoid this, some vehicles use a timing chain, which achieves the same objective without the maintenance hassle. Timing chains are made of hardened metal to reduce the impact of wear and tear. Timing chains are not part of a vehicle’s scheduled maintenance and only need replacing when damaged.

Water Pump Replacement

When your engine is running it can get very hot. To prevent the engine overheating, the water pump does what its name suggests. Pumping water around the engine and then carrying the hot water to the radiator where it is cooled and then pumped back through the engine.

Air Filter Replacement

An air filter is connected to the intake of your car's engine. It filters all the air coming into the engine to make sure that there’s no dirt or excess moisture. This helps the engine to run better and more efficiently. It is typically made out of a paper composite fabric/mesh combo.

Oil Cooler Replacement

Your engine oil has one of the most important jobs in your car - it keeps your motor lubricated and running as it should. Much everything else mechanical in your car, it has a perfect operating temperature. One of the little thought about things with oil, is that it not only lubricates everything, but also cools key internal components.

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