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I bought a 2011 SEL (same suspension) and notice a vibration after completing sharp turns. When I say "sharp turns" I am referrring to slow 90 degree turns such as driving out of a driveway onto a two lane street. The vibration occurs after the car is tracking straight at a speed of 10 - 15 MPH. The vibration can be felt slightly in the accelerator pedal. The vibration almost sounds like a CV Joint. My car has been doing this since I drove the car off the dealership's lot. The vibration does not occur each time I make a slow, 'sharp turn.' It is intermittent. The car has 3500 miles. A friend owns a Toyota Avalon. Having driven their car, I noticed the same exact sound under the same conditions. Being that these cars are front-wheel drives, this may be just a characteristic of this type of drive-line. With regard to your car having a shimmy and vibration at highway speeds, this could be caused by wheels "out of balance" or tires being under inflated or over inflated. My car had a slight vibration at highway speeds when I first drove it off the lot. That has now disappeared. I anticipated this would happen due to a new suspension and flat spots that can develop on tires when a car sits for period of time without being moved.Report it
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