Vibrations @55-80mph

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rikvanbeek
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Re: Vibrations @55-80mph

Post by rikvanbeek » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:52 am

No, it is not the lane departure system. Thanks for your thoughs anyway. Will post here when The garage solves it.


ACertainAge
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Re: Vibrations @55-80mph

Post by ACertainAge » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:03 am

hdasmith wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:34 pm
Just a thought, it’s not when you get close to the side of the road/lane? The steering wheel sometimes vibrates rather than steering away.
I hope you've hit the nail on the head. They all do that!


ProMo-T3
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Re: Vibrations @55-80mph

Post by ProMo-T3 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:22 pm

I have the same issue. I have a T3 manual and feel vibrations through the steering wheel and foot pedals. Passenger can feel it too. Again, only when on dual carriageway or motorways at speed. My dealer has no idea either. Let me know if you're find a solution. :?
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rikvanbeek
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Re: Vibrations @55-80mph

Post by rikvanbeek » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:24 pm

Sadly no solution yet.

The problem is unrelated to engaged gear/rpm, even neutral gives same symptoms. Vibrations are just one part of the problem. Main issue is the rhythmic resonating sound (like wind chatter through an slightly opened window) in sync with the vibration.

Whether this is cabin pressure, aerodynamic or vibration related I don't know. But after 10 days in the garage, I'm getting the idea Volvo is unable or unwilling to solve the problem.


Blastpipe
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Re: Vibrations @55-80mph

Post by Blastpipe » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:42 pm

Came across this thread on the Freel2 forum...water in a tyre from a probable dodgy compressor

http://www.freel2.com/forum/topic32972.html
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