Tag Archives: Noise

Do you have a noise in your car or truck. Read through our growing list of questions and answers to help find the problem yourself.


2001 Hyundai Elantra Alternator issue

Hello everyone, kindly give your comment. Thanks. It is a Hyundai Elantra. Wwo weeks ago, when i drive my car, the tachometer start to jumping up and down even i stop at traffic light and didn’t step on any pedal. The car have strange noise when i am driving. Few days later, the brake light…

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Jeep Power Steering Groan

My car groans only every time I turn and I see some leakage on the road from where I was parked. What is this and can I go a few days without taking it to the shop? I also feel kind of a vibrating under my foot on the brake when I’m stopped (Jeep). ANSWER:…

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Toyota Camry Clicks Won’t Start

I have a 2000 Toyota Camry, went out to start the car for school and it started right up no problems or anything. Once I was driving I tried to plug in my inverter so I could plug my wall cell charger in and all my inverter would do was beep saying there was a…

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Ford Explorer Noise In Front Goes Away Turning Right

My 2003 Ford Explorer is making a loud noise when driving. It gets louder as I accelerate but stops when turning right. I already changed wheel bearing on the front left side but still making noise. Sounds like coming from the front. If the noise you are having is a grinding type or a growling…

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2003 Buick Century Belt Noise After Replacement

Last week I had the serpentine belt replaced in my 2003 Century, V-6 3.1, and soon after that it started to squeal loudly when car is started. The squealing stopped shortly after running. My instincts told me that the belt was not tight enough but the people who installed it checked it out and said…

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Chevrolet Impala Emissions Leak And Brake Noise

Just had spark plugs, plug wires, thermostat, fan assembly and head gaskets replaced on my 2002 Chevy Impala . The check engine light came on and on and Autozone gave a readout of an air leak. He said it was probably something with the gas cap or fuel line. Please what else could it be? Answer:…

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1999 Oldsmobile Alero Whistling Noise

I have a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero and it’s making a whistling noise. Sounds like it’s coming from the vacuum pack at the rear end. It will be fine when I first start it but then after about 2 miles of driving it starts making the noise. It will do it no matter if I’m driving…

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Chevrolet Chevelle Won’t Start Sometimes

I have been having trouble with my starter on my 73 Chevelle 350 bored over 30. The starter will work fine for a few days then just out of the blue, I try to start the car and I get a clunking noise. I have replaced the flywheel, I have replaced the starter with a…

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Chevrolet Tahoe Engine Knock And Transmission Problem

Question: I have a 1997 Chevy Tahoe that was running great. Changed oil, now engine is knocking. Any ideas. When I changed it there was alot more oil in it than should be. Don’t know how that happened. ProTech: Too much engine oil in the crankcase can cause engine damage, but will usually muffle the…

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Do I Need New Brakes On My Car?

This article might be a bit related to the rant and raves article I posted a while back. I’m writing this after working yesterday and having to deal with probably one of the most argumentative people ever. It all started when I got the repair order for a vehicle with an ‘abnormal brake noise’. I was going…

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1998 Buick Regal Blowing Smoke And Knocking

I have a 1998 Buick Regal and it has a knock coming from the engine and dies when driving. Also it starts up very rough and won’t go past 4000 RPM’s. Possible timing issue? It blows out black smoke too. Mechanic JK: OK. An engine knock is not usually a timing issue. And black smoke is…

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Common Cause For Chevrolet Equinox ABS Light

Here’s something we as technicians see a whole bunch of….bad hub bearings. Whether they are causing the Antilock Brake (ABS) light to come on, or are just making a terrible grinding or growling noise as you drive, these are replaced almost daily at our shop on just about every model of vehicle. Today I had…

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