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Old 27th February 2009, 17:44   #1
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Default Esteem MPFI engine knocked out of place

Its a tale of sheer stupidity. Was engrossed listening to music while approaching a traffic signal and rapidly lifted the clutch without putting the car in neutral. As a result engine started jerking violently and it stopped before I came to senses. Now I can hear a slightly shuddering noise while I start the car or at very low revvs. My guess is damage to engine mounts. Could there be anything else to look out for.
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Old 27th February 2009, 18:12   #2
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How old is your car?
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Old 27th February 2009, 18:18   #3
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Engine mounts, clutch plates and axle CV joints. Your noise originates from one of these 3.
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Old 28th February 2009, 09:47   #4
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How old is your car?
Its 2001, 74k on odo.
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check the engine mounts. 74 on the odo accounts for engine mounts replacement if not done earlier
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