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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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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Toyota RAV4 - 4cyl 2008 - moderately faint clunking noise when going over bumps plus shut off recently while driving but able to turn on right after

This RAV4 makes a faint clunking noise sometimes when driving over bumps - especially seems like the right front wheel and for sure more clunking when driving over bumps with just the right-side tires....
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Less oil on certain valves than others

I've got a 1986 3.8l 6-cylinder mustang. I've been hearing a ticking underneath the driver's side valve cover, so I took it off. I didn't see anything wrong so I started the engine sans valve cover. ...
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Squeaky noise coming from rear wheel on Honda Accord

I have a Honda Accord 2004. I hear some noise coming (presumably) from the left rear wheel. Here is a recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6eY9KMzHlQ I'm not braking, the car is in neutral and ...
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What could cause a loud bang/chatter at cruising speed on fwy?

My Silverados 4l60e with automatic transmission suffered an unusual failure after entering the freeway & making last upshift. With no previous symptoms, it started Banging violently (felt like the ...
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96 Toyota Camry rattles during acceleration

My 1996 Toyota Camry LE 4-cylinder recently started making what sounded like a hiss whenever I press the gas. The sound is clearly audible from the passenger side dashboard. It is accompanied by loss ...
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Rumbling noise from rear of car, seems to be connected to road undulations/bumps

I just bought a used 308SW privately, A 2015 1.6 HDI Allure. The vehicle has 42K on the clock. It is my third Peugeot. There is a very obtrusive rumbling at slow/medium speeds, evident on left turns ...
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Ticking/ rattling noise when foot on brake

I have a 2004 Honda Accord EX. When I am stepping on the brakes it rattles extremely loud. At lights it’s extremely loud. I’ve found that putting my car in "N" or park while at the light it ...
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Ticking sound when stopping (for example at a traffic light or stop sign) and driving off again

I took my Hyundai accent in for a battery change the guy was quite rough when he was putting the battery in, so far so that he was weighing down on the air filter cover and trying to push the air ...
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ML 350 has 1 second strange noise right after cold start

I have Mercedes ML350 (2011) and this winter I noticed that it started making weird noise right after cold start, I'm almost sure that this isn't timing chain (I know how broken timing chain sounds). ...
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Creaking Noise When Going Over Bumps

I have a Honda Civic 2010 LX that only has 68K miles. When I go over speed bumps slowly or let the car down from the jack, it makes this creaking noise that seems to come from the front end. Any ideas ...
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Oil change and no oil question

We took our Kia Optima Hybrid (2014) to a shop for an oil change. We've had the car nearly three years, no engine issues at all. Normally, my husband and his dad handle the oil changes, but we were ...
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Rattling noise while accelerating in 2011 FORD FUSION AWD 3.0L

My 2011 awd fusion is make a rattling noise at the front drivers side of the car. The noise is only present while accelerating. There is no noise when the car is rolling without acceleration at ...
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Toyota Corolla metal clanking sound after driving

I noticed a metal clanking sound after driving my car not sure what’s causing it. I don’t see any leak or anything under and I can’t hear it inside the car or while driving. I began to noticed it ...
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Creaking sound when I turn steering wheel at low speeds

I have a 2006 Jeep Liberty and yesterday I noticed a creaking noise coming from the front end. I am editing my question because I have made more observations. The creaking happens almost anytime I ...
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Clicking noise when I brake or slow down or drive over a bump

I recently hit a footpath, where my front left tyre rim got bent and had changed the tyre and the rim, but unfortunately I didn’t notice that i had a worn out mount on my right side of engine which ...
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07 Acura TL types S

Car has a loud whining sounds throughout all gears including neutral. The sound doesn't change as the wheel turns, but it does increases as engine is revved. It's not a squealing sound. I have changed ...
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Steady (non-scraping, non-metallic), speed-varying noise from frontend (possible rubbing brake pads?)

Car: 2006 Saturn Ion, front wheel drive. Symptoms A steady friction sound, like loud road noise (not a scraping, not metallic), comes from the front end, audible starting around 20 MPH, and getting ...
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Constant knocking noise, rear drivers side

Long time user, first time poster! I know "knocking noises" are prevalent in many questions but I've not quite found the answer to this one... Bit of history, it's 2002 Civic Type R. Over ...
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‘98 Acura 3.0 CL knocking in front right side when coming to a stop as well as strange/delayed shifting

I’ve had my 1998 Acura CL 3.0 fwd for about a year and have put about 13,000 on it with no issue, except the engine light coming on now and again for clogged exhaust, so in September I decided to put ...
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Intermittent loud engine at 3k RMP under load

Car: 1991 NA Miata / MX5 1.6L I have a very strange problem where the engine volume triples between 2800-3100 RMP underload. However, this problem is intermittent. I can tell when the car starts if it'...
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2009 Corsa D 1.4 rattling engine part

My girlfriend's Corsa is making a slightly strange ticking/rattling noise. I've found the cause to be these plastic parts (actuators for something?) and the metal clips that are retaining them. (...
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Back of Car Bumping (2002 Honda Odyssey)

A few months ago my car just randomly had a tire deflating while I was driving. I was only 2 miles from home and couldn't stop in the middle of the road so kept going until I got home. I got out and ...
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Exhaust vibrations/noise

I have had for some time some exhaust noise/vibrations, and decided to buy a new exhaust. However when I checked the exhaust I couldn't find any holes or any bad rubber holders. I decided to not ...
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Why is my 2008 honda civic coupe clicking?

My 2008 honda civic clicks a fixed number of times when you turn the key on, not when you start it. It also happens when you lock or unlock the doors. I don't think it's the ac actuator because it ...
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Ford Focus 1.6 Diesel hissing noise

My 2010 Ford Focus zetec 1.6 Diesel Tdci sounds like it's hissing when it's cold. Once it's up to temp dissapears. I've only had the car a few weeks so is all new to me(cars in general). The car ...
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Nissan Almera N16 strange sound

Im struggling to determine where is this sound coming from and what does it mean. It is coming somewhere around this great plastic box - image 1 This is the sound, it is heard in parallel to the ...
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Rhythmic grinding noise most audible when idle

Hi not sure if this is the right place to ask. I have a 2011 EU Vauxhall Astra, with about 120k miles, that’s making a strange rhythmic grinding sound. The timing belt was recently replaced as it was ...
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Short buzzing noise with acceleration /2006 SER Altima

145,000 mi—06 Nissan Altima /auto trans Sometimes when shifting, it lags. With fast acceleration, there’s a short sounding buzz/whine for a split second I’m Leary of taking it to a dealership, I don’...
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Front right wheel making low pitch screeching when driving

Whenever I reverse at low speed at full lock the front right wheel makes a low pitch screech. The sounds is now starting to occur when driving forward. Tapping the break gets rid of the noise ...
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Rattling noise from transmission at certain RPM range

My 2004 Toyota Yaris with automatic transmission makes a ratteling noise at a very specific RPM range as can be heard in this video I made with my phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_s-Jx7_MYk I'...
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Diagnosing buzzing / grinding sound

95 Acura integer makes a plastic buzzing sound for 15-60 seconds after startup. Sound eventually stops. Sound is originating from white box: The goal is to understand the cause of the sound and ...
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Renault Clio 3. Noise in steering wheel

My mother have a Clio III (y 2012) DCi. I noticed something strange. I describe the issue here: Suppose the car is parked and I'm about to leave. When I turn the steering wheel it makes an unusual ...
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Scrape scrape scrape above 40mph. Goes away when I turn right or hit the brakes

A guy rear ended me the other day. Of course, he didn't have insurance. Anyhow, so my car starts making this scrape scrape scrape sound above 40mph but it goes away when you press on the brakes. At ...
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Intermittent Ticking Sound Coming From Wheel [2010 Subaru Outback]

I have a 2010 Subaru Legacy Outback that I recently bought. I recently realized that there is sometimes a ticking sound coming from the front left wheel area when driving. The sound is pretty quiet ...
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Squeaking/ringing noise on Ford Mustang

I have a Squeaking/ringing noise on Ford Mustang 1 year old with only 2000 miles. Ford investigating under warranty but havent found the problem despite a full inspection. Its a brief loud noise from ...
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Air filter for 1.4 tdci Ford Fiesta

i have a 1.4 TDCI Ford Fiesta mk7 and I would like to know if I can install a cone shaped air filter in this engine in order to have a little bit more sound without looking too "showy". My ...
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Squeking when turning ignition

2010 plate. 52000 miles. Fiat Turn key in the ignition- engine starts fine- then kicks in a squeaking. If I am careful just to turn the key for the engine- nothing. But I would be having to remember ...
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Bf falcon trying to skid

i tried doing a skid and burnout i put my foot all the way down on the brake and accelerator with traction control off tried multiple times nothing happen expect when i went to a dirt road it worked ...
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Toyota Rush creaking/groaning sound when start moving after stopping

First of all, some background info: I got my car -- brand new -- in February 2020. But due to some document mishaps, I didn't actually take it out for a ride until March 2020. So it just sat there in ...
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Slight one time rubbing noise in the rear of car

When I start driving my Ford Expedition 2013,I hear a one time slight rubbing/ grinding noise seemingly from the rear when the vehicle reaches 20 km/h. Its not a continuous noise.Please help. ...
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Very slight noise that can be heard inside the cabin. I think it resembles the sound of a bearing. What could it possibly be?

I have a Peugeot 406 Petrol (1.8 16V Engine). When I sit in the car with the engine idling, I can barely hear a noise that I'm not sure where it is coming from. I think it is similar to a bearing ...
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Identifying brake related noise when slowly letting it off

I got a brand new car for the first time. It's an automatic transmission. So far so good except for some noises I'm hearing. When putting the car into reverse, slowly letting go of the brakes makes ...
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Knocking noise on front left wheel while driving

So I replaced the all 4 tires of my car (Kia Picanto) and I noticed a knocking sound while driving especially when on rough road and low speed. I return back to the shop who installed the tires for ...
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Urgency of 2003 Isuzu Rodeo suspension groaning?

It's making a pretty obvious creaky-bed noise. However, I am currently on a road trip, and getting serviced would be somewhat onerous. I am wondering what the failure modes of the suspension system ...
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2013 Dart SXT Clunking/Grinding, Front Right

I own a 2013 Dart SXT, 140k miles. I typically do all my own maintenance, so most of the car is in decent shape. However, for the first time I took my car to a shop to get an alignment + 2 front tires....
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Starter proublem after replacing…BMW starts but now has weird grinding sound

Changed starter in 2007 BMW 335i now makes weird sound after start, can this be the a faulty starter? Had starter in for 9 days before it started making sound. Any siggestions?
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2019 Mitsubishi Xpander makes high pitched sound when driving slow or standing

it doesn't happen all the time, but often the car would make a high pitched noise: https://photos.app.goo.gl/vsiq9SZRGWGp1Via8 it only happens when I stand (in the video I'm parking, but it happens on ...
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I have a VW T5, I've noticed a low pitched whirring noise that starts about a minute into my jouney, it's not impacted by my speed or when turning

I have a VW T5. I've noticed a low pitched whirring noise that starts about a minute into my journey, it's not impacted by my speed or when turning etc..its a constant whirr, It's louder in the cab ...

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