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Vibrations in cabin when in drive but stopped


A Regular
Buick Ownership
Buick Regal GS AWD
2014 GS AWD

While in Drive and stopped, I feel a constant noticeable vibration in my seat/interior. It isn't violent or teeth chattering by any means, but the vibration is more pronounced/heightened while in Drive and stopped. While in Park, Reverse, or Neutral, the in cabin vibrations are little to none. I have not noticed any misfires or any issues actually driving the car.

Not sure if its a mount, spark plugs, me being overly sensitive, or what.

Also not sure if it has anything to do with the car wanting to 'lurch' forward when shifting to drive from a cold start (unless I sit in Park for 30-45 seconds before shifting into drive).

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!


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Barrington, RI
Buick Ownership
2013 Regal GS, Smokey Grey, auto, 19”, Nav
I always wait until my tach has gone down to 7-800 RPM before putting the car in gear in either drive or reverse. That prevents the lurch you mentioned.


Well-known member
Buick Ownership
2014 Regal 2.0 Turbo AWD Trifecta Tune
I noticed the same vibration at idle in drive and the dealer said it's normal for a small 4 cylinder motor.
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