Vibration through the car

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So I’ve recently purchased a 2000 v6 new edge. Got it for next to nothing knowing it needed trans work. Removed old transmission, the torque converter was locked in the transmission. Rebuild a trans and put a new torque converter. New fuel pump. And it had a misfire on one cylinder. Changed the plug and fixed that. But the car has a bad vibration that I can feel inside it pretty good, I’m hoping it isn’t something serious. Has any had problem like this and fixed it? I’m assuming maybe it’s a bad harmonic balancer but I’m not 100% sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated
 

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Did you make sure BOTH of the alignment dowels were in the block when you put the transmission back in?
 

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check dive shaft see if balance weight is still there
turn shaft half turn?
use hose clamp on drive shaft towards diff rotate it around to see if it dissapears
 

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If the vibration is still present in neutral while idling, it would eliminate the driveshaft.
 

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I would look at the driveline. So many older cars have worn out flanges and ujoints. We got a shop here in chicago, the balance and replace flanges and ujoints for $300
 

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1 question:
Was the vibration there before you changed the trans?

If it's a new vibration, then you probably need to unbolt and rotate the driveshaft a quarter or half turn then tighten it back up. May need to try it more than once too. Did you mark the driveshaft and pinion before you removed it?
 
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1 question:
Was the vibration there before you changed the trans?

If it's a new vibration, then you probably need to unbolt and rotate the driveshaft a quarter or half turn then tighten it back up. May need to try it more than once too. Did you mark the driveshaft and pinion before you removed it?
The guy I bought it from did say it had a vibration.
 
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update: when I put it in drive it doesn’t grab immediately like it should. Put when I manually put it in 1-2 it does perfectly. The car now stalls when I’m gear at times. So what I’m now assuming and based off what I’ve been told and ready maybe the torque converter lock up solenoid is bad? Symptoms of a bad one say it will cause the car to vibrate and stall. I have a spare transmission so I’ll be swapping that valve body over to the one that’s in the car. Hopefully that will fix the issue
 

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The guy I bought it from did say it had a vibration.

Do you feel the vibration more in the seat, or in the steering wheel?

Edit: Just saw your last post, hopefully that'll do the trick.
 

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I once had a bronco come into the shop
Customer stated the vehicle felt like it had a vibration
It was weird it only happens while driving
Ran fine at idle
Or if you reved it up
I had star tester at the time working at the dealership
I decided to run a balance check on the engine
It seem to be cylinders cutting out spark wise and fuel injectors
Not saying its a case in yours but posable

Star tester will run a balance test on system only engine diagnostic
 

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