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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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Ticking in my Engine

I have a 1996 Honda Civic every time I press the gas pedal it makes a clicking noise and when I let up on the gas pedal it stops making the ticking noise. I took it into a shop they said I need to ...
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2014 Nissan Maxima Loose Engine Bearings?

(I apologize in advance, I don't know much about cars). I recently purchased a 2014 Nissan Maxima. About 3 months later I got an oil change and recently after, I started to hear a knocking noise ...
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Subaru WRX 2015 whining noise when accelerating and sometimes after gear engaging

Basic information No modifications, Clocked 180,000km, Only 7 months left under extended warranty, Up to date on log book service, I am the original owner. Vehicle performance There are no ...
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Cracking noise when launching vehicle or at lower gear

I have a Nissan X-Trail 2002 manual with almost 300k on it. I know it's old, but it was the only secondhand manual SUV I could find. The last service was about than 3 months ago. I drove it into a ...
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Bajaj Pulsar 150 2012 model engine sound

I have Bajaj Pulsar 150 2012 model and has run 51500KM as of now. Just 10/15 days back bike service is done, prior to that only had changed the engine oil. Since 2 days on accelerating a crackling ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix ticking under light acceleration

I have a 2004 naturally aspirated grand prix with the 3.8 series 3 3800. I took out my factory airbox and put in an open cone air filter. Ever since then my car has has a ticking noise while under ...
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knocking noise sounds like its coming from under my feet!

I have an 03 chevy cavalier. While out driving yesterday it started to make a loud knocking noise. It sounded like it was coming from under drivers feet area. It also got louder with acceleration. Not ...
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Pulsating rubbing/humming sound emitting from belt/pulley area

'02 Honda Civic SiR. Recording of noise, revving while parked. You probably won't hear it without speakers or headphones. It's best heard from the inside the car, and clearly coming from the front-...
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Chevy 3.5 engine tick

I have a 08 Chevrolet Impala with a 3.5 with 70k miles. There is a tick that corresponds to engine speed. It's a pronounced tick but I highly doubt its piston slap or rod knock. It seemed like an ...
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Engine makes tapping/knocking noise all the time, won't rev correctly and has no power

I own a Rover 25 1.4l 16v 103hp (naturally aspirated petrol engine) from 2003. I've had some issues recently, and I don't know if they're related to each other, so I'll start from the beginning. ...
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Ticking noise 2011 vauxhall corsa

I currently have a 2011 Corsa SXI 1.4 Petrol sitting at 54000 miles. I recently purchased this about a month ago and had noticed that there is this mysterious ticking noise. Startup No ticking sound ...
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Metallic rattle at certain engine RPM?

For a very long time now I have had a rattle coming from my 2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i. Right now the rattle is presenting itself when the engine is under load between approximately 1700rpm - 1900rpm. ...
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Mitsubishi Mighty Max - Grinding noise at high RPM

Making grinding noise at higher RPMs whether or not idling or in gear
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Heavy grinding noise when driving off in first gear

I have a Transit 07 plate 2.2. Whenever I drive off in first gear the noise seems like it’s coming from the driver side but I have replaced everything from wheel bearing to driveshaft ... what else ...
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Engine Rattle-like sound and power loss

My Peugeot 308 2009 1.6 Petrol has just developed a funny sound in the engine, its like there is misfire or cold start and car is now lost power mainly when going uphill. the sound is like its a ...
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Water sloshing sound from bottom of car

The past few weeks, I have been hearing a water sloshing sound from inside the car. It sounds almost like there is a large-ish tub below the passenger seat filled halfway with water, which then ...
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Rear suspension set up

I've recently changed my rear shock absorbers on my BMW e46 but left the springs as standard. I'm not sure if this has been a good idea. It seems very sloppy when going over speed humps and pot holes (...
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When buying a new tire at car shop, they pumped the new tire and it popped loudly, is that normal?

My ears don't hurt, but my left ear feels a little blocked afterwards. I was standing a meter and a half away from a machine that fits rim into the tire, while also pumping air or something. The tire ...
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08 jetta 2.5 odd noise when turning left

Ive been stumped on an odd noise coming from the forward passenger wheel area when turning sharp left. Ive inspected the area with and without the wheel mounted. Nothing loose or rubbing. Ive changed ...
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Sucking sound from engine!

Have issues from engine bay every time engine is off just recently. I started the car, everything is ok. And engine is off. At this point, I could hear a sucking or hissing strange sounds from the ...
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What could cause a vibration/noise/sensation starting at 58 mph?

2015 Ford Explorer XLT 4 wheel drive V6. Slight vibration felt above 58 +/- mph experienced from day one. Feels to correspond to tire/axle RPM, not affected by engine RPM change. Not affected by ...
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high pitched car whine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB-CyATT-tY&feature=youtu.be can't figure out what this noise is. took it to the mechanic twice and they couldn't hear anything. there's a high pitched noise ...
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Car making a loud “clunk” noise after it's been off and sitting?

I know little to nothing about car maintenance, and I'm experiencing something odd with my wife's 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. When we come home in it and turn the car off and get off, maybe a minute or ...
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Engine noise while accelerating in left curves

I noticed the following problem: There's a noise coming from the engine bay (possibly the engine?) when I accelerate hard while making a left turn. My car is a 2007 Jaguar S-Type, with rear traction ...
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What is this sounds? Car won't start

I've been having trouble with this car and keeping the battery charged. It's winter and the car doesn't get driven, lately I've decided to run it a bit every night. Tonight my wife tried to start it ...
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Whistling brakes after pad & rotor replacements

I had recently had my brakes checked out and replaced following my mechanic's $800 recommendations. I had had two brake pads replaced on the front tires and on the back tires I had the brake pads ...
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2015 Hyundai Genesis - Ticking Noise in Engine

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 3.8L 24000 km My car is making a ticking noise in the engine. Almost like a muffled playing card in bike spokes. I especially noticed it after an oil change, but I seem to ...
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Problems with Turbo Engine of Audi TT 1.8L 2005 150BHP

I bought this car a couple of months ago and last month had a major issue, the car just stopped driving! I called the AA who told me it was the timing belt. I got towed back home and took it to my ...
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2077 Honda CRV, new battery, clicking noise

I just had the battery changed. They hooked up a 'brain saver' to the OBD to save the computer while the battery is being switched. First time that's ever been done to my knowledge. Anyway, new ...
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Brakes groaning noise while coming to stop or releasing the break

2013 rav4 makes some strange (groan) noise, as car comes to stop or as I release the brake slightly. Sounds (and stops) come very rough if car is on downhill and are not smooth. Definitely ...
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Engine whine / whir noise while revving Rav4

Rav4 2013 2.5 2AR-FE I noticed that there is a constant whirring noise that seems to match the engine speed. It doesn't matter if it is in neutral, drive, reverse, park etc. The sound seems to pretty ...
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Car Stalls after about 45 mins to 1 hr of running

This is a challenge for mechanics. No one seems to know what's going on with my vehicle which is a 2007 Toyota Isis. If I turn off the car sometime it won't start again and i would need a jump start. ...
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Clicking when braking

I have a Nissan Altima 2017. I just noticed that when I brake when parked, the clicking is present. I placed my hand on the shifter when parked, and it throbs when I brake. It doesn't do this when I ...
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Subaru 2005 Forrester Squealing like a pig

Within the last few months I’ve done a lot of work to this car, changed the left lower ball joints in front of the car, put two stablizer links on both front ends of the car. A few weeks later I put ...
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Engine Knocking after running low on oil - Hyundai Coupe

Is this the end of my engine? I was driving on the motorway and started to hear a repeated knocking noise from the engine. 10 minutes later the oil light came on, I stopped and checked the oil. It ...
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What's this flowing river sound from under my back seat?

I turned the engine on. Then heard a flowing river under the back seats, towards the middle. It sounds like when you are pouring water out of a bottle, or when a small stream is moving through rocks. ...
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Why does my car get stuck when I accelerate and turn at the same time?

Whenever I hit the gas pedal and make a left turn the vehicle will not move forward. It gets stuck and makes a strange noise. I literally have to let off the gas before turning and coast. This also ...
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Periodic tire noise, no steering wheel wobble

I changed to studded winter tires (or wheels, actually) on my 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid 4 days ago. After driving the car about 200 km, it became apparent that the tire noise is unusually high and ...
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Thumping sound and pulsating brake pedal

I'm driving a '12 VW Scirocco. Last Friday I had my winter tires put on at the shop, and I went for a 700 km road trip here in Norway. After some 100 kilometers I noticed my car making a cluncking/...
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Steering wheel out of alignment, is it safe to drive short-term?

I parked extremely close to a curb and when pulling out of the spot, the tires weren't free to turn and I accidentally got the wheel out of alignment. Now the car drives straight when it's about 10 ...
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Focus 2003 1.8 TDCI starts, but struggles to start in the morning

I have a question, well two. Basically I have bought 2003 Focus TDCI but it is struggling to start in the morning? It's not exactly cold, so I don't understand why it would struggle. It has been about ...
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Engine noise from Honda b-series

I've recently been doing some work on a 1998 Honda CR-V, with a b-series engine. This vehicle had a burned exhaust valve, which I've replaced. After doing a rebuild and reinstalling everything, I'm ...
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Rock in Disk Brake, Sounds Horrible

Short Back story: I bought a Honda Ridgeline Second generation (2016 - current), 11,000 miles from the dealer, with a state inspection performed on the purchase date. The next day and a maybe 35 ...
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Buzzing noise when accelerating from stop

My Nissan Serena C25 makes a buzzing noise when accelerating from stop, but accelerates smoothly if the car is moving at roughly 50 Km/h and above. If the car is in Park and you press on the pedal it ...
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Loud popping from back seat doors alternating left to right in 2001 Mercedes ml320

While driving heard what sounded like something maybe in back seat hitting passenger door. It then made a pretty loud pop or bang. Then noise moved to drivers side. Then back to passenger. Stopped for ...
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Grinding noise when releasing the accelerator pedal

I have a really annoying grinding noise coming from the front of my car, this only happens whenever I release the accelerator after cruising. The grinding will only stop if I push the accelerator or ...
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Thud/thump noise after letting go of gas pedal

I have a 1997 Honda Accord with automatic transmission and about 150K miles on it. Frequently when I accelerate to around 3000 RPM or higher, and then let go of the gas pedal, about 1 second later I ...
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Sudden Turbo Whine That Oscillates with Manifold Pressure

I'm looking at an 08 Kia Carnival J3 2.9L Turbo Diesel that a friend brought to me today. The complaint was that all of a sudden a day or two ago they started hearing this whining noise that changed ...
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Can a damaged CV joint cause clunking noise?

It was raining the other day and my tires do not have a lot of tread on them. I was taking this on ramp on too high of speed than I should have and ended up oversteering off the pavement into grass ...
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Noise from 2008 Ford Ranger

My 2008 Ford Ranger Wildtrak (Manual transmission, 4x4, 2.5 TDCI) has been making two different weird noises lately according to below. Sometimes when I take off from a stand still, a whining noise ...