Author Topic: Outback mystery vibration  (Read 577 times)

October 24, 2016, 05:37:00 PM
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Hi Guys , i have an 07 outback H6 with 120 thou on the clock , recently it has developed a vibration on pull off round 20 kmh , briefly then its over . Before i send it in for testing any pointers ? It feels like its at the back .

October 24, 2016, 09:46:35 PM
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Check universal joints on prop shaft.
Hold the one half of the universal in one hand and move the other half with other hand clock wise and anti clock wise. look for motion on the seals in the joint.
Good luck.
Don`t get it fixed by agents Try a private prop shaft repair shop.Nissan Hard body u joins will fit.
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October 24, 2016, 10:07:26 PM
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On VSD's (for electric motors) you have "Skip Frequencies". For cars, they should invent " Skip RPM", so you can program it to skip those rpm's/km/h's where vibration occurs.

After a while, you'll probably be left with idle, and + 3000 rpm, nothing in between.  ;D

Sorry, i don't have anything valuble to add. :(
Just some humor (i hope).
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October 26, 2016, 12:12:59 AM
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My car does the exact same thing.

Had the U-joint, and all four cv's checked, all good.

I have two rear bushes that are torn and that COULD potentially be the problem.
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