NOTE: I posted this first to "alt.autos.toyota", but then I saw this
The car is a 1993 Toyota Camry with about 173k.
While on a highway trip several months ago, I became aware of
vibration that occurs between 40 MPH and 65 MPH. It only occurs when
my foot is on the gas. Coasting is no problem.
Lately it's gotten a lot worse, and I think the "vibration band" has
New tires were put on about 1.5 years ago, and look fairly good. Car
was aligned and balanced when the tires where put on.
Prior to leaving for the trip I had the oil and transmission
I recently moved to a new town, and have yet to find a honest mechanic
here. I've been ripped off a couple of times so far... (Asked for
some work not to be done, but was done anyway and car held hostage
until payment.. etc.)
So before I try someone new, I want to get some other opinions as to
what the problem might be.