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vibration in 4th
#1
if i go up hill a 4th gear stick vibration is quite bad

on the level , vibration still there but not quite so bad .

you can see the gear stick moving about 3cm either way fast .

any ideas to check , im in portugal drove it here from coventry so dont have all my tools etc , o be great to have an idea before starting .

thanks
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#2
Hi,
You don't say what motor it is - if petrol is it missfiring?
Griff
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Ex 1.4 Berlingo Multispace
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#3
Are you sure the tracking / wheel balancing is all good??
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#4
If it's just the gearstick vibrating I would be checking the engine mountings
as they do become loose.
The Older I get the Better I Was!  Cool
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#5
What motor have you got and how many miles on the clock, has the van had a hard heavy load life. Could be engine mounts are you making the engine labour going up hill when it would be better to change down. Have a look at the gearchange linkage while you are under there and check the play in that to.
Are we there yet????? No we fecking ain`t  gggggrrrrrrr
Ex 1.6hdi van now 3 seater 1.4 multispace
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#6
sorry about that , ask a question and then scarper , anyway the berlingo got me all the way to portugal and back , might go back its that cold , im virtually a mediterranean now after 3 months lol .

it vibrated all the way there and all the ways back even though the engine and the rest did not miss a beat .

im going to start work on it monday i pulled my leg out on the beach just before i set off so recovering off that but hopefully get looking into all you advice monday .

1.9d 2001 berlingo van
81000 treated like a princess since 60000 lol
engine mounts solid no visible play
not an engine problem i dont think (ie runs great but i look into this further )
fully serviced every few thou and recently done prior to trip

im leaning toward , bearing 4th gear or drive shaft alignment ? but i always think the worse first .

thanks all
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#7
Check all the simple things 1st.Nothing more annoying than spending loads to find out it was a 10p fix.Confusedalut::thumbsup:
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