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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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Single thump from the back when braking

I drive a 2013 Ford Figo. I hear a faint thumping noise from the back wheel on the drivers' side when I brake (at least I am fairly certain that's where the sound comes from). The sound is not ...
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'Clicking' problem with dodge sprinter 2004 - won't crank

I recently purchased my 2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 used at 149,000 miles. I'm converting it into a camper van. Every other time I open the door to the sprinter, this clicking sound starts. It goes for ...
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Going into reverse whilst moving slowly forward [manual]

Car - seat leon fr 1.4 tsi .. 18 plate When I put into reverse not moving no noise. When I shift into reverse whilst easing forward, it makes a grinding noise and feel through the gear stick. ...
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sqeak coming from the front end

I have a 02 ford explorer, old I know right I replaced the front and rear shocks about a year and a half ago and everything seemed fine, they went on easy and they only costed near 300.00 usd on ...
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Knocking noise in hood of car

2005 chevy classic v4. The car first made a noise that sounded like a fishing line being reeled in after replacing serpintine belt and tension pully the car started making a knocking noise?
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2014 chevy cruze with turbo making a noise like im runnin in lower gear

I have a 2014 Chevrolet Cruz with turbo. When I'm driving in regular drive it is making a noise like I'm driving in a lower gear. I can hear the noise over my radio its so loud. I took it to ...
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Engine Running Rough and Shaky (with video) (2001 Toyota Camry)

The problem My 2001 Toyota Camry CE (4-cylinder gasoline engine) has run rough and shaky the last several weeks and several hundred miles. The car has about 226,000 miles. I bought the car new and ...
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What could cause worse-than-normal acceleration?

I have a manual transmission (2008 Honda Fit Sport) and recently got my car serviced, including oil change and "fuel system cleaning", at a shop I have never used before. After the service, my car ...
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Sudden pop when turning, what could be cause?

I have an old civic em1 1999. The car has recently been making a knocking noise from underneath and infront of the clutch area it seems. Showed it to a mechanic he said it was most likely anti roll ...
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Ticking sound from rear wheel/brake after longer unuse

I have a Toyota Yaris 1.3 from 2000. I was not using the car for 10 days and today when I wanted to drive it I noticed a ticking sound from the rear end. The sound is there always, even for very low ...
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Toyota prado 2009 Diesel auto

When I sit at the lights in gear I am getting a louder than normal vibration sound. If I go into neutral I loose it and goes back to normal diesel sound.
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Rattling Noise when Feathering Gas

I have this weird issue with my 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer 2.0L SE. When I am maintaining a speed by feathering/light load the accelerator, I get this metallic rattling noise from under the hood. Going ...
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2002 Camry making dragging noise

I have a 2002 Camry. I have been noticing a dragging sound from the left front side. The noise is when acceleration at start up and lower speeds. When cruise is engaged, there is no sound. About ...
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Strange noise after ignition and few meters drive on a Toyota azt250

I have just bought an old 2003 toyota avensis (azt250 2.0 petrol d4-vvti engine, about 150k km ) and getting a strange noise that I cannot understand. The noise is a kind of gear engaging "clunk", ...
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Rear strut mounts 2005 Escape

I have a 2005 Ford Escape. Going over bumps, I get a loud banging noise from the rear struts. There’s play when I grab the upper part of the shock. Is there a fix for this?
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Grinding noise when braking _and_ turning left

My 2008 Ford Escape started doing this on the way home today - scared me to death! I was coming downhill on a left-turning road and I felt like I had blown a tire and was riding on the rim - some loss ...
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HONDA CBR 1000 MODEL 2008

Please help? My Cbr 1000 is driving me nuts. At high revs the bike just statters like pa papapa pa pa. Not a backfiring. There is proper spark on all cylinders Cylinders compresion are fine. chims ...
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thump when braking

Sometimes when I brake I hear a thump that I can hear, and feel through the brake. I have a Suzuki SX4, automatic transmission. It doesn't matter if I brake quickly or slowly and it is just one "thump"...
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Squeal on start up and turning left

I have an 87 Ford Bronco with a 5.0. There is a loud squeal on start up and when turning left. Not a power steering pump squeal. Much louder. And it's a ticking squeal. Not a constant squeal. The two ...
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Acura TLX Vibrations in steering wheel and cabin

Information: 2016 TLX 2.4L Tech Package, purchased around November 2017 as a demo car with around ~7000KM on it. Currently has 13000KM on it. The vibration is gentle throughout the cabin and most of ...
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Tried Recharging A/C and hear a hissing sound

Spring is over, and it's time to start using the a/c while I drive, but when I tried to use it for the first time this year, it wasn't cold. Room temperature at best. I decided to try recharging it ...
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Aftermarket stereo with alternator whine

I replaced the OEM stereo unit in my 2001 Toyota Celica with an aftermarket one to have bluetooth, USB connectivity, etc. No new wires were added, I just used the original wiring with an adaptor like ...
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Thumping/vibration linked with wheel rotation

I have a 1999 Mercedes C class with a wheel vibration. Its a pulsing kind of like tapping your finger on a table or driving over grooved roads. Its linked to vehicle speed and is apparent from really ...
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2003 Honda CRV - automatic. Clicking noise when I hit the gas, only notice when I am under 30 mph

Have noticed this for the past several months. Doesn't affect driving or gas mileage at all. Have had car in only for oil changes every 3K miles. Am retired and am only driving about 800 miles per ...
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Clunking noise when applying brake after replacing cv axle

I have an 03 Town And Country and just had passenger side cv axle replaced. Now there's A clunk, clunk, clunk, that you can hear and feel in the brake pedal when brakes are applied.
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2004 Honda Civic clicking noise coming from dash

I recently rebuild the engine with new head gasket head bolts and a bunch of other gaskets the car starts no problem doesn't overheat or anything however when I turn the key to accessory I get a ...
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Motor shake and loud when accelerating

first post here. My car , Chevy Malibu 2005 LS 3.5L V6, recently started to be much more loud when accelerating. It shake a lot too. But only when accelerating and especially at 1000RPM. When don't ...
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No air-conditioning

If the AC was leaking and someone unhooked the AC unit, would that be causing the belt to squeak now? If so, what would you suggest?
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Heavy noise after putting on summer tires - Volkswagen Golf MK6

I changed the winter tires of my Golf 2013 MK6 for summer tires today and I can now hear a heavy noise coming from the front right wheel. I assume that the tires and wheels were properly balanced; ...
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What does it mean to “chirp” a gear?

In this clutch / flywheel replacement guide, during the test drive, the driver says "I just chirped second gear! This car has never chirped second gear.". I do hear the quick "chirp" sound as he ...
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AUDIO | Brake squeaks when pressing pedal

The brakes in my Maxima have been squeaking for a little while whenever I press the pedal. It only happens when going forward, and not in reverse. The car could be parked and when I go into drive and ...
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Driver's front wheel creaking when turning at low speed

all - I had new tires mounted and balanced and an alignment done a little over a week ago. Steering tracks fine, but now the driver's side front wheel creaks like the bulkhead of a submarine when ...
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Whining noises when accelerating

05 Nissan Altima 2.5S Whining noise when accelerating but only when I have the heat turned on. Once I turn it off it doesn't do it. Any answers to why it's doing this?
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BMW e46 328i pulley noise?

I have a 2000 BMW e46 328i (automatic). Recently, it has started making a noise when in drive or reverse, but not in neutral or park. It seemed to only do this when cold but now seems to do it all the ...
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2010 Nissan Altima making noise, possible electrical that no one can help with.

Our 2010 Nissan Altima started making strange noises-sounds like knocking under the hood, especially when idling. No one can tell us what it is, when hooked up it doesn't register anything. I have ...
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Are my wheel bearings going bad? (video included)

I have a 2004 Infiniti G35 coupe with a manual transmission. Lately, I feel like my road noise might be louder than it should be, but I'm no mechanic and I don't have enough experience to really know ...
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2001 F150 4.2 V6 knocking noise

I have a loud knocking noise in my engine. It stopped for awhile but is back. I just replaced the heads and all gaskets, due to overheating. Now have it back together and it's knocking still. It keeps ...
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4.0 jeep very noisy at idle goes away with more rpm

I took the valve cover off every thing is working fine with lots of oil flow to the rockers the noise goes away when i rev the motor i have already checked the convertor bolts they are tight any help ...
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Engine knocKing noise…please help

I have an engine knock in my 04 holden rodeo with the 3.5l petrol 6ve1 engine. Seems to knock on idle dissapears with acceleration.(or just gets muffles by exhaust noise) any help on attempting to ...
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I changed my valve gasket and spark plugs. But what is this noise it makes now?

So, I have replaced my valve cover gasket, as well as the spark plugs, in a 1003 Ford Tempo (apparently most of these have died already!) However, after adjustment, I am getting a sound. I do not ...
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97 chevy tahoe puttering clicking

I have a 1997 Chevy Tahoe the engine is making a puttering sound it smokes a little bit from I don't know where and there's a clicking sound what could this be
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Chirping noise -2014 Ford Escape

2014 Ford Escape-Approximately 25000 miles. I am hearing a chirping noise like cricket at times while driving. I don’t hear it while idling. It seems to be coming from right front of car. This area ...
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Humming/grinding noise while at speeds of 25-50mph?

My 2010 Ram 1500 RWD developed a new noise towards the end of a recent 900+ mile trip. There is now a prominent hum that changes pitch with the speed of the vehicle and is loudest from 25-50mph, ...
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Squeak noise coming from clutch release mechanism when clutch disengaged

I need help diagnosing and fixing a sound coming from my 2007 Subaru Outback, 2.5L engine, 5 speed manual transmission. It is making a rhythmic squeak/chirping sound at idle, almost sounds like a ...
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Wheel noise while in reverse

12 Mini Countryman AWD. A metal on metal like grating noise developed in Right Front wheel only while in reverse, not braking and never forward. What could it be?
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Fiat 500 - Brake noise after encounter with puddle

I bought a 2010 Fiat 500 1.2 pop 5 weeks ago. Since having it I have had a new clutch and gearbox bearing done and two new front tyres. I drove through a huge puddle a few nights ago and when I drove ...
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Squealing Drum Brakes (2009 Toyota Yaris)

Changed the shoes on this vehicle 4 months ago. In the last 2 months it has started to make a high pitched sound while braking. The squeal only happens at the end of braking when the car has reached ...
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Weird sound coming from the engine when started and also moving

I have an Honda Odyssey 2007 model. I hear weird noise as if there is no exhaust but that sound is coming from the engine. I hear the noise when I start and also when the car moves, but sometimes I ...
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How much can tire selection affect road noise?

I have an old Mazda 6 with 215/45-R18 all-season tires that produces significant road noise at highway speeds, even with the engine running low RPMs. I am wondering: How much do the tires contribute ...
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astra h 17 cdti clutch problem noise

the clutch make a noise when depressing the about 1/4 inch and stop when depressing clutch flat to the floor you can hear the noise when you pull away from the lights and when in top gear it stops