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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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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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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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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“Fan hitting something” noise when switching on “Inside Air” button

When I start my car, and while it's still at idle and stationary, I hear a noise which sounds like a fan or belt hitting something, but at a low frequency of 4 Hz. The sound is like rubber or plastic ...
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Resonant humming noise at 118km/h

I have 4 years old VW Jetta and when I am on highway going exactly 118km/h (73mph) I hear low pitched humming noise. It is specific to this exact speed (hence why I suspect it's resonant in origin), ...
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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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2015 Nissan Altima

Can anyone help me to identify this intermittent metal sound ...almost as if someone was sticking a card in a metal fan or spinning spoke. i searched youtube & found a guy with exact same sound. ...
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Renault Clio: Beeping noise when motor is off, but key is turned one notch

I drive a Renault Clio 3 built in 2011. When the motor is off, but the key is turned one notch clockwise (i.e, power is supplied to things like ventilation, but not to the ignition), there is a ...
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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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Sad, whiny, stressed out, constipated noise when AC is on. Is it dangerous?

Another hot one today... I noticed in my Ford 5.4 v8 1998 van, when my AC is in the process of workin (like in the time between when it clicks on and clicks off), if I'm driving at certain speeds (...
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2014 Passat sounds louder than before

I have a 2014 VW Passat 2.5L I bought it used last year. It was super quiet and great to drive when i bought it. It has close to 80000 km on it. The past few months I had i sitting in the garage not ...
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What's goin on with the right front wheel of my van?

I was drivin yesterday and all sudden a sound happened that I didn't like. It was kindof like brake noise... a light squeek... but also kinda like that slippin belt sound like when people start their ...
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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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Loud ticking noise from engine that increases when idling, but disappears entirely when accelerating

I have a 2008 Land Rover with a TD4 engine and 90000 miles. The engine’s been making a ticking noise while idling that gets louder if the car continues to idle, but when I speed up, it completely ...
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Front right 'squeals' when turning

Hi I have an incredibly frustrating noise coming from the front right of the car. It only occurred after replacing pads and rotors. It occurs when turning left (weight on right) and occasionally going ...
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Hissing noise when clutch pressed [SUBARU WRX, manual]

Recently I started to notice right after cold start there is a hissing noise coming from the bottom of the car on the driver's side when clutch is pressed. The noise usually goes away after driving ...
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Gurgling noise in car

I had a strange issue. I havent been driving much during the COVID-19 lock down, but I am not sure if that makes a difference. For 3 straight days, I made a few short trips in my 2015 Hyundai ...
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2010 Stratoline S 1900 Motorcycle

When I am cruising at about 40 mph on my motorcycle and I disengage the throttle in any gear I have clanging noises like metal to metal very annoying plus I just had new tires front and back this ...
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PSA 1.6tdci metallick “clicking” - possible hydraulic lifter?

My 2007 Volvo V50 1.6tdci (380.000km) suddenly started to have a metallic clicking sound when I got off the freeway the other day (see video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/SmGt2Lz7itSWWQ2x7). The sound ...
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What is the cause of belt squeak in the morning?

For the past month or so my 2003 Honda Accord squeaks in the morning when I start driving to work. After a couple of minutes of driving the squeak stops. I'm pretty sure it's from the belt area. What ...
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2012 Mercedes c250

Hello I have a Mercedes c250 2012 and I am currently hearing ticking noises I’m not to sure where it’s coming from but when I put my window down you can hear it and I can only hear it when I ...
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Tires resonant humming at specific speed

Update 2: I checked the tire pressure, it was indeed too high (reduced from about 2.7 to 2.3) After doing this the noise was somewhat less (though still very significant, it is slightly less ...
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Renault Modus 1.4 drains battery - whirring noise suddenly begins after 10 days not moving, engine cold, all switched off

I left my car parked up (Renault Modus 1.4) and did not drive it for 10 days (in 'lockdown'). Then one evening I heard a whirring noise in the engine (after 10 days quiet, totally cold and switched ...
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Does tyre pressure affect road noise?

I always pump my tyres up to the maximum (like 45 bar), for maximum fuel economy. However, does this affect road noise?
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High pitch whistle at a very particular throttle level

The symptom: while accelerating, at a very particular throttle level/pedal angle my engine recently started whistling in a very high pitch. If I let go of the gas or push it in more the sound goes ...
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Front Suspension Rattle (Linked Sound Clip)

I've got a 1994 Nissan pickup. I had new shocks installed about 3 years ago I replaced the ball joints about 2 years ago I replaced the tie rods and front brake calipers about 1 year ago I had the ...
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2016 Honda Civic Whirring/Screeching Noise

On the passenger rear side of my 2016 Honda Civic, there is a screeching & whirring Noise that comes and goes at random speeds. It never makes a sound at a full stop. Applying the brakes augments ...
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New tie rod ends (spherical) - click when changing direction

So I recently replaced worn tie rod ends (spherical or hiem style) on my 04 Xterra. The old ones were super worn, literally had the bearing rattling in the housing! Now everything is nice and tight, ...
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How can someone find the source of the noise invading the car interior? [closed]

Suppose hypothetically that the interior of a car has a hole, a vent, or any kind of "sound leakage" that lets the exterior, wind and/or engine noise pass from the exterior to the interior of the ...
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Squeak when changing to face or defrost

Good afternoon I had a squeak that would happen when I turned my air to the face vent it would only squeak at the very end of the actuator cycle. Here is a link to the video of that https://youtu.be/...
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Clicking BMW E36

I have a 1995 BMW E36 with an M50B20TU engine. When I turn on the ignition, but don’t try and start the car, I hear a regular clicking noise, which I believe is coming from the solenoid shown on ...
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knocking and banging sound from rear underneath of the car

My i20 2011 model and is making a banging sound like hitting a empty drum even when i drive on flat paved road and when I stop. I thought it was the problem of shocker, but when I drive over bumpy ...
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Knocking noise when turning at full lock/opposite lock?

I have noticed that I have a knocking noise when I turn full lock or full opposite lock. The noise is a single knock as I reach lock and then another knock as I start turning back. I will ...
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Squeak during clutch in coming from just behind the firewall

I have a Hyundai i20 with merely 29000 kilometers on the odometer. Recently, while pressing the clutch, during it's last bit of travel it makes a rubbery squeaky noise which is likely coming from just ...
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High frequency noise from fuel pump persists after replacement, what could it be?

So recently I've been noticing a high frequency noise coming from the rear right side of my Volvo where the fuel pump is located. I took it to a mechanic where they agreed that the noise was indeed ...
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Freshly Rebuilt EJ25D makes horrid 50+ decible squealing with belts on

I have a 98 Legacy Outback that squeals really badly when it gets started. any combination of belts doesn't fix the issue and i changed the alternator and the power steering pump has been tested on a ...
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2016 Chevy Malibu LS

My Chevy Malibu is making a clicking noise underneath the car when I accelerate. Check engine light is not on.
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Extra noise when brake or drove pass speed bump

I have a Honda Jazz 2010 model with a 1.4cc engine. It has a semi-auto transmission gear. Whenever I brake my car, sometimes there is rattling noise coming from the a rear tyre (nearside). Here is ...
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Slow acceleration

I have a Toyota Corolla that hesitates when accelerating from a stop point, ie from 0-20kmph. Then, speed is normal above 20kmph. A description of the sound would be: engine rises and so does the RPM(...
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Classic 350 Heavy engine noise

After the first service of new classic 350, I began to hear a heavy sound from engine, which is not consistent. But when it came, it is breaking my heart :( . After the service I contacted the ...
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My car is more noisy, is it something to worry about?

My Altima is 10 years old and I am the only owner. Lately it's more noisy like engine noise when I am on high way. I am rather used to it but if I have new passenger, they definitely tell me why is my ...
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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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Grrr sound from engine bay every 5-10 seconds

I'm driving at constant speed and at about every 5 seconds I can hear a grrrr sound from the engine bay that lasts for 3 seconds and goes away. And comes back again after 5 seconds. What could be ...
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What causes this noise when I lift my foot off the brake pedal?

I have a Honda Civic 2015 EX mid-option. The brake noise can be heard when you are in drive mode at a complete stop and leave brake pedal. The noise is not continuous but only comes when you are ...
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2001 Tacoma - Consistent belt chrip/squeak noise

2001 Toyota Tacoma 2WD 2.4L 4cyl 92k Miles I have a chirp/squeak coming from the area near my power steering belt. When I spray it with water the noise goes away, but quickly comes back. Here's a ...
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Grinding noise after initial starting

My 2007 Saturn Vue with 161,000 miles on it. It has been a really good car, but lately it has been making a grinding noise after it starts, continues upon acceleration
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squealing noise on start up

I have 2013 dodge grand caravan with a 3.6 engine. I notice on cold start that I hear a squealing noise from the engine which only lasts for a few seconds. This only happens when the temp is very ...
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grinding noise when clutch pedal released

I have a 2010 Hyundai Tucson with 5-speed manual transmission. When the engine is cold, there's a loud but brief grinding noise when starting up as the clutch is released. It's been suggested to me ...
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Ticking in engine

I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and there is a ticking sound in my engine. I think it’s tied to the rpm but it goes away when accelerating. If I let off the gas it comes back. Also if I put ...

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