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Why is my car making a high pitched squeal?
1. A high-pitched squeal when accelerating. If you notice a loud squeal when accelerating, especially if your car is just warming up, it could be that you have a loose or worn fan belt. Usually if your fan belts are worn, it could mean your timing belt needs to be replaced as well.
Why does my car make a whistling noise when I start it?
Vacuum, or more accurately, low pressure, is created inside the intake system of spark ignition engine. With the throttle closed, or in deceleration mode, the manifold pressure is very low and if there is a leak anywhere in the induction system that should normally be sealed, you will hear the (very common) whistle.
Why does my car make noise when idling?
Loud idling is usually caused by issues with cylinder compression. When there are problems with cylinder compression, you get an uneven fuel-air ratio. As a result, combustion becomes unusual. Having higher pressure inside the cylinder will result in loud idling noise.
Why does my car make a noise when I turn left?
Tie Rods: A loose or broken tie rod will often make a clunking noise when you turn. Sway Bar Link: Your sway bar link may knock when it starts to fail. If this is the issue, you’ll probably also notice poor handling. Ball Joints: Broken or damaged ball joints will most likely produce a creaking sound as they weaken.
Why does my car squeal when I press the gas?
Over time, your car’s engine belts may become worn causing them to stretch. When this happens as you press the gas pedal and the belt goes from a relatively low speed (at idle or when first starting the car, no speed at all) to a much higher speed as the engine accelerates, this can cause the belts to squeak.
Why does my car sound like an airplane?
Most wheel bearings manufactured today are sealed bearings. When the seal is broken or damaged, the wheel bearing will fail and start making noise. Many describe this as an airplane noise, but others might say it is like driving over a rumble strip on the side of the highway or the whirring of a helicopter propeller.
Why does my car sound loud when I press the gas?
There are a few things that could cause noise while operating your gas pedal. Potential issues could be a vacuum leak, exhaust system leak, or even a problem with the gas pedal or throttle cable.
How do I know if my car has a vacuum leak?
What Signs Will Indicate a Vacuum Leak?
- Your Idle is Running High or is Sporadic. Your engine’s RPM goes up as more air cycles through your engine.
- Stalling or Hesitating Engine.
- Loud Hissing, Squealing or Sucking from the Engine.
What does a bad ball joint sound like?
metallic clunking noise: one of the most noticeable and common symptoms of a bad ball joint is a clunking or knocking noise when the suspension moves up and down. a worn ball joint will begin to rattle inside the socket when driving over an uneven road, rough terrain, potholes or speed bumps.