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Old 2nd October 2008, 10:03   #1
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Default Rear-View Mirror Vibration in Santro

Hi All - I have a Santro Xing with 2 vibration problems. Am looking for inputs that can help minimise the irritating sounds I have to hear every single day . Details below -

1. The Rear View Mirror vibrates when I speed up from 1st and 2nd Gears and at low rpms while idling. I tried putting some foam packing into the mirror between the glass and the plastic body but was of no help. If I touch the black plastic side of the mirror with a finger, the vibration stops immediately.

2. Turning on the AC switches on the radiator cooling fan and this fan creates vibration (and noise) that can be felt on the steering wheel too. Any suggestions for minimizing this...

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How much has the car run? Any accidents especially to the front of the car?
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Default No accidents, the car has done 35K Kms

There hasn't been any impact on the front side of the car.
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At first I thought the tyres were out-of-round or had flat spots, but you report a problem even when stationary.
check your engine mounts. SOmething is causing the engine vibrations to transfer to the dash or windshield.
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Could you please help me with the precise thing (name) that needs to be checked. Is it the rubber bushing that the enging is mounted with? I need this so that I can specifically tell the service engineer to look at it instead of beating around the bush.

Also, the rear view mirror is mounted on the roof and not the windshield in Santro.
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Engine Mounting is the specific word. However, it doesen't matter where the mirror is mounted. If engine mountings are damaged, total car will shedder.

Do you also feel the shedder while idling through steering and gear lever ?? If yes, then it has to be engine mounting worn out problem only.
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