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My car shakes or shudders a lot going an uphill

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So I drive a bmw 1984 318 5speed manual every time I go uphill in 3rd my car shutters badly but when in 2nd it doesn’t 

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Posted by: @abrahamm24

every time I go uphill in 3rd my car shutters badly but when in 2nd it doesn’t

At what speed?

Ideally, especially on steep inclines, you’re better off staying in 2nd gear (or even 1st gear, if you’re fully loaded).

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Depending on how steep the hill is and your speed you may be lugging the engine in 3rd gear. Of course that puts the engine under more strain so if there is any weakness in the ignition, fuel system, emissions system, or engine of that 38-year-old car it's going to show up under those conditions.

 

Also I forgot to mention it makes like some noises in the rear of the car like a thumping noise

That could be worn suspension bushings, CV joints, or shocks in the independent rear suspension.

Okay great cause I thought it was the driveshaft or something like that and thanks for the info bro.

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