Author Topic: Vibration from engine/steering rack?  (Read 275 times)

January 02, 2019, 04:29:41 PM
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Hi all
I need some help please. I have a 2011 Forester diesel.
For the last while I have been experiencing a ‘vibration’ if I hit a pothole or drive quickly over a very rough road.
If I stop and leave the engine running the vibration continues. Turn off the key and the engine cuts but the vibration continues for a second after the fan belt has stopped turning.
My mechanic believes it to be a problem in the steering rack and not the engine.
Has anyone else ever experienced something like this?
Anyone know what the problem is please?
I really am stumped!

January 09, 2019, 12:30:07 PM
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Start checking all your fans mounted to your Radiator
Maybe one of them is not connected proper and causing vibration

Power steering pump should stop when car is switch off since it is connected to the engine
« Last Edit: January 09, 2019, 01:05:42 PM by Veneficus »
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January 10, 2019, 10:22:40 AM
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Did you have your radiator worked on recently? Perhaps they didn't tighten the mounting bolts or didn't line up the locator pins at the bottom of the radiator with the rubber mounts. Also possible the rubber bottom mounts fell out?