Questions tagged [noise]

for "What does this sound mean?" questions. Please describe where the noise is coming from, at least generally, and when it occurs, and what sort of sound it is (grating, squeaking, clatter, etc...).

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1999 Toyota Corolla 4EFE 1.3 litre whining noise - louder with increasing speed

I have a 1999 Toyota Corolla 1.3l 4EFE engine. 138000 miles. 5 speed manual gearbox. There is a whine/noise that gets louder the faster I drive. It is the same in any gear, and in neutral, and with ...
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Random thumping from rear of vehicle while driving and sometimes after coming to stop

2014 Kia Forte. Backed over a basketball and noticed it and stopped at the point it may have reached the rear axle, no further. Since then there is a random thumping noise coming from the rear. ...
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What can I learn about a vehicle's "health" from analysis of audio recordings?

Suppose I can record audio of a vehicle near different points (e.g. beside the engine or exhaust) during different activities (e.g. revving, idling, starting), and suppose I am well-equipped with ...
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Toyota corolla fielder 2012. RPM fluctuating with knocking noise coming from engine when idle in drive

Please help ! Bought the car with 75k on the odometer, car was duly serviced with new filters, spark plugs & even new coil on spark plugs and engine oil is good. When I drive with the aircon on ...
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Excessive engine noise and vibration in cabin 09 toyota camry 2.4l

I have had a 2009 toyota camry for about 3 years now and when I was accelerating onto the interstate I heard a loud pop under the car and i think it came from the drivers footwell, that's when I could ...
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Help needed to diagnose metalic spinning wheel sound - Chevy Sonic

I hopelessly need your help to identify the source of the strange sound coming from my 2015 Chevy Sonic with 1.4 Turbo engine. It is like the sound of a fortune wheel hitting at metallic flapper ...
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3 wheeled light commercial vehicle sound

I'm new to this platform. So I'm not sure if my inquiry is appropriate to publish here. If not, kindly direct me to the appropriate forum. I've noticed that three-wheeled commercial vehicles produce ...
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Loud squeaking - stops when braking

Got the car serviced last Thursday. Since then, when I drive around I hear a loud tweeting noise from the front driver side, if I turn the wheel left and right it goes louder and quieter, if I apply ...
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What noise would it be timing chain ?? Why

Car: Vauxhall Corsa D 2012 sxi. Engine: A14XER Video link of the issue: https://youtu.be/V1cyy1oL_Hg Is the noise you hear at around 6 7 seconds mark and again around 10 12 seconds mark in in the ...
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2011 Toyota Sequoia - intermittent higher engine RPMs and faint squeaking

The vehicle had been idling with the engine running for about 25 min (with A/C going on a hot day), and after driving off and going about 50mph and the engine revolutions sounded higher than usual and ...
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Rhythmic squeaking sound from front wheels

I took my car in (2011 Nissan Rogue SL AWD) for an AC repair earlier this week but I was hoping they could also take a look to see what has been causing a squeaking/squealing sound to come from the ...
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Squealing noise heard when A/C is turned on

1990 g30 chassis Winnebago - When I turn on the AC, I get a loud squeal noise. When I turn my steer wheel it gets worse. I changed my AC compressor but the noise is still there. I sometimes get a ...
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I just changed my brakes and hear a knocking noise when i stop accelerating

My brakes were squeaking so I just bought new brake pads and replaced them. The squeaking is gone but I noticed driving that when I let off the accelerator it makes a knocking noise and the steering ...
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Loud "tire hum" at highway speeds after tire rotation where I also let a jack down too fast

I rotated my tires myself a few weeks ago and afterwards, the first time I got on the freeway, there was significant louder-than-usual tire noise. I would describe it as a loud constant vibration hum,...
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Subaru WRX is making a flutter sound?

I have a 2017 Subaru WRX and it’s making like a fluttering sound At idle but as soon as I push on the clutch it goes away and then when I’m driving the sound comes back. I’m not sure what it could be ...
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2006 Ford Fiesta front left wheel clicking with each rotation

my Fiesta has a clicking noise on front left that happens with each tire rotation on a specific spot. It's always a single click, not a rattle or something similar. The brake pads are gripping the ...
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Brake pads sliding (?) between reverse and forward?

I just had my rear discs and pads replaced (2015 Golf). Everything seems fine, but if I'm backing up and press the brakes, there will be a "clunk" on one or both sides; when I then drive ...
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Chevy Silverado muffler and/or exhaust is rattling

2018 Silverado here. Over the winter I noticed a prominent rattling coming from somewhere underneath the vehicle that was made worse whenever I am stopped but in drive. For example, its the absolute ...
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Why do my brakes squeak when pedal is pressed halfway?

Why do my brakes squeak consistently when the brake pedal is halfway pressed but goes away when I press it down hard? When I press my brakes I hear no squeaking for the first 10-20% of pressing down. ...
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VW Passat Variant 2016 Diesel engine gets much louder when I turn left/right

My car is running well the only issue I have is that the noise the engine makes gets a lot noisier (but its still the same noise) each time I turn the wheels to left or right. The more I turn them the ...
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Can an insurance company deny repairs after an accident because of rust underneath?

My husbanded was rear ended on the express way. Went in for repairs..fixed the outer part of the car. Once I drove it off there lot it sounded like the wheel was coming off. I took it back, they ...
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Front end clunk and resistance on 2003 Honda Civic

We have a 2003 Honda Civic that was parked outside uncovered for 2-3 years. I got it up and running but when driving there is now a "clunk" from the front end and the car slows down a bit ...
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I changed thermostat now there is a loud noise

I recently had the upper radiator hose blow out. I replaced it. No problems. 2 weeks later I started experiencing over heating/temp gauge going up and down but never redlining, but once in which case ...
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2003 Toyota Rav4: Scratching sound above 4k RPM

I have a manual transmission, 2003 Toyota Rav4. The problem is that there is now a scratching sound, originating from the front center (sounds like it is right behind the front air vents), that starts ...
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Unexpected suspension noises during articulation

Why Is My 2013 Tucson Making A Creaking Noise From The Left Rear Wheel Especially When The Car Goes Into Deep Gutters, On Even Surfaces And Bumps? My car makes a creaking sound whenever I go over ...
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Clicking sound when I apply pressure on brake

When I am applying pressure to my brakes I hear a sound that can be described as a clicking one. It is very faint, have to listen keenly. There is no squeaking, grinding or any high pitched noises ...
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Strange noise from engine on Ford Focus

I have a strange noise coming from the engine on a 2018 Ford Focus SE, under 50k miles still. Have had it repaired at the dealership due to oil pump blowing up essentially, bunch of other issues with ...
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Random sqwawk noise - 2011 Holden RC Colorado

As title - I can only describe it as a sqwawk noise, like a disk that vibrates side to side at a resonant frequency. It's been in my car for a significant amount of time and nothing I've done has ...
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2008 Honda Fit engine making noise even when the car is not fully turned on. (only battery turned on)

If my car is idle, and the key isn't in the ignition, everything works as usual, but the second I flip the car key (turning on the battery, but not the engine) there's a midly loud ticking noise. The ...
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Rebuilt engine: "sucking" noise at cranking and deacceleration backfiring

This is a small Fiat 500 (classic), two cylinders, air cooled engine I have partially rebuilt. The person that previously touched the engine said changed the distribution sprockets and chain, so I ...
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Strange issues with Suzuki Cultus car 3-cyl Carbeurator G10 Engine

I need your help in figuring out some strange issues with my car which is running on Petrol. The problem started when I experienced starting issue such as when rotating the ignition self switch the ...
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Loud whining noise coming from gearbox when in 5th gear

A little while ago my gear box started to make a loud whining noise when I accelerate in 5th gear, so mainly on the highway. It also happens in 4th but is a lot more subtle than in 5th gear. It almost ...
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Grinding/rattling Noise from engine accelerating on both idling and driving Suzuki G10 3-cyl Engine

I am facing an issue of a rattling/grinding noise from engine left/lower side particularly in warm engine. Car is Suzuki cultus with 3-cylinder non-efi G10 engine and running on petrol. Inside cabin ...
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Can power steering groan be caused by load of AC compressor?

Car: BMW 2007 530i (N52 Engine) 210,000KM Details: Single accessory belt for AC, Power Steering, Alternator AC is clutchless variable displacement Tensioner and idler pulley's replaced Problem: ...
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Metallic sound when brake the first time after a reverse

A Klass Mercedes (180d Automatic 2017) When i go in reverse and then i set the car to drive, the first time i will use the brake it will make a metallic sound a sound like a hammer hits something ...
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After replacing 4 tires on a Hyundai Elantra 2012

When I turn the steering wheel all the way right or left there is a thumping sound and feel. What can it be?
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Moaning sound AFTER the brake pedal is released. 2015 VW Tiguan

I am recently experiencing a weird noise coming from the front brakes (I suspect the passenger side). It only happens AFTER I remove my foot from the brake pedal. The noise would come up after around ...
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Ford Edge SE 2016 Wheel Noise

Have a Ford Edge SE 2016 where while driving,there is this rattling sound from the right rear tire. This only happens when we reach about 55 miles per hour and above. My assumption is the brake pads ...
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Where this noise comes from?

Today my 2008 Toyota highlander started to make a sound like there is something like a screw inside the glove compartment and make a noise. The noise comes from the front-right side of the car. I ...
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Please help me with my harmonic droing/humming/buzzing sounds on my Toyota Camry 2011

Just for context: I hit a huge pothole while going 70 mph. The rims were completely bent on the right side and 2 of my tires were ripped (Both on the right side). After replacing the tires, i hear ...
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clunking/popping/crackling noise at low speed

Does anybody know what could cause this clunking/popping/crackling noise only at low speeds when hitting a rougher surface- bumps, dips, stone roads (under 10-15 MPH) ? The position of the steering ...
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Car rattling suddenly resolved itself

2015 Mazda 3 hatchback with 105k km. It's in perfect shape. Last night drove on a bumpy road. Parked for a few hours. Coming back there was a little rattle from the rear on every single bump large and ...
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Clicking sound on left side of dash possibly related to AC

So I got a new car some weeks ago. It's a Renault/Dacia Duster 2021. During the past week I took it on a long trip and reached the first 1000 km. During that trip I started noticing a clicking sound ...
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Unexplained sound when accelerating. 2013 Honda Civic. Video in description

Video of the sound: https://youtu.be/Z-_1iax3gsg My Honda Civic is making a metallic grinding/buzzing noise when I accelerate. Some notes about the sound: The sound mostly occurs when I'm lightly ...
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Knocking noise over bumps

Hi I don’t know anything about cars but I have this knocking/rattling noise coming from the left side of the back of my car underneath it. I have a Fiat 500 there is a metal bar hanging down abit not ...
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Honda Civic violent shaking when put into reverse or drive gears

I Recently picked up a 2008 Civic EX sedan with the 5-speed automatic. Had it up for for a day or so fixing up the air suspension and replacing the power steering fluid and engine oil. I took it down ...
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2003 Hummer H2 - ABS and TC Warning Light Comes On, Can't Lock Wheels with Differential while Lights are On, and Disturbing Noises

At the moment of startup, there are no issues that are happening when the engine just started running. When I start driving, I hear a subtle squeak noise that seems to be coming from the front wheel ...
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I hear weird noise while acceleration. Is it normal?

I don't want to describe what I hear, so I've recorded it. Here's the link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/78wfgeng2j6a0zk/Engine.mp4?dl=0# You can hear it at 0:03 and 0:05 when the transmission shifts the ...
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Why does my car engine run extremely quiet after a few minutes of downhill driving?

I don't want to say my car (Peugeot 406 1.8 16V) is noisy (don't get me wrong) but in normal driving, engine sound can be heard inside the cabin during acceleration. However, when I drive in downhill ...
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Loud dull/grinding noise when driving over 30mph/48kmh

when driving over 30mph/48kmh, there is a very loud dull/grinding noise coming from the driver side. I thought it was the driver side front wheel bearing but a mechanic says there is no play/wobble in ...

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