if the steering wheel shakes there can be a problem with alignment. shaking when braking would probably be a brake problem. constant shaking i'd expect you should check the muffler If the front end of your car shakes when just driving normally, your front end probably needs re-aligning. If it shakes when you apply the brakes only, your brake rotors are probably warped and need re-surfaceing. Impossible to answer question, please be more specific. It shakes when... I feel it shake in the steering wheel when... I'm driving along and... etc. It depends on WHEN it shakes. Low speed driving: damaged tire, U-Joint, ignition misfire, burned valve, low engine RPM. Highway driving: loose steering, faulty ball joints, tire balance, bent wheel, tire damage. Engine idle: burned valve, ignition misfire, motor mounts, low engine RPM, dirty injectors, EGR valve... All of the above plus quite a few other possibilities.
front end is worn out
Carburator problems -- dirty gas -- water in gas
Could be mechanical, such as engine or tyranny mounts, worn ball joints or tie rods. Or fuel and timing problems.
There are a few reasons why a car shakes when idling at a red light. Some reasons could be the ignition coil, motor mounts, or spark plug problems.
If your car shakes while underway, your tires have worn incorrectly from misalignment. If it shakes while in park or not moving, your engine is misfiring.
If a car shakes during acceleration the brake rotors may be damaged. If the rotors are damaged they will be unstable as the tires rotates making the whole car shake.
If a car shakes and loses power when idling it can be the spark plug. If a spark plug is fouling, it can cause power losses.
Car shakes when I put the brake check
When the engine light comes on and the car shakes at the same time, it could be the spark plugs or ignition coils are faulty. Misfiring is causing the car to shake.
NO! Depends on your definition of safe?
Drive shaft is going out
Disk brake rotor is warped
Your car is not getting enough fuel if it hesitates to take off and shakes. The fuel filter might be plugged or you might have the wrong gas in your tank.
if you car shakes when its fully stopped it may be the harmonic balancer, take it to a garage. is it shakes only when you are braking while stopping than have you brakes checked
When the car shakes n it on the correct its becsuse its out of timeing
Your tires probably just need to be balanced.
roters need turned. 65;
Steering wheel shakes
If your car shakes when you turn left, this could be a number of things. It could be the alignment, suspension, or something else. It's best to get it checked out right away.
Replace universal joint on rear of driveshaft
If your car shakes only when your going a certain speed, it is most likely resonance. Which means your wheel weights are off, or maybe you dont have any. But if it always shakes, it could be a bent rim. The final option, is something else, it could be many different things
Some of the symptoms or clues you might see if your timining belt is going bad are regular problems starting your car, excess exhaust emission, unusual engine noises, the car shakes and the engine rattles or the car shuts off unexpectedly. Some of these can be symptoms of other problems, but you should definitely have your car checked because if the timing belt or chain breaks it can cause serious additional damage to your vehicle.
You have a serious problem. Have your car looked at before you drive it.
If the car is running fine most likely cause is motor mount(s)