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Vibration when idling in reverse.

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Old 04-20-2019, 08:41 AM
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Default Vibration when idling in reverse.

I have a 2010 Mazda 3 (5 speed auto). When I put the car in reverse a vibration begins that that seems to come engine bay. As soon as I begin moving it goes away. I replaced the passenger motor mount thinking that was it. It seems to happen more often if I am on a slight incline. It runs, drives and steers and shifts beautifully. The vibration is sometimes there if I am just at idle in drive or park, but it's much less apparent than it is in reverse. The RPMs are below 1000. Could it be the rear motor mount or transmission mount?
 

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Old 04-20-2019, 07:49 PM
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R&R transmission mount. R&R rear mount as well. They will be worn & tired by now.
 
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Old 04-21-2019, 05:46 AM
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Originally Posted by grim_reaper View Post
R&R transmission mount. R&R rear mount as well. They will be worn & tired by now.
Thanks, I'll check out both of those tommorow during my oil change
 
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