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Subaru making high-pitched sound when starting.
I would take it to the dealer and have them diagnose it some more there are some common whining noises coming from that car. It could be in the transmission, the wheel bearing, drive shaft, fuel pump or something else....
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Car making high-pitched metal noise.
Either your brakes are grinding metal to metal from the pads are worn out or a pad broke. I recommend you do not drive it for safety sake, and get a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to come and...
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Engine making high-pitched noise
Hi, this typically points to an issue with one of your serpentine belts. These belts drive different components on the vehicle such as the water pump, alternator, and A/C compressor. Over time, they will begin to lose their grip which...
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2007 Jaguar XJ8 cannot start, headlight flashes
Hello. It is possible that there is a problem with the fuses. The headlight flashing could be a result in a problem with the car’s security system. After multiple attempts to start the car, the headlight may flash to let...
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Squeaking/popping noise
You should not try and drive the vehicle to keep from doing further damage. If the vehicle is wobbling, then you may have a faulty bearing in the front hub, and/or the brakes have worn through the brake rotor....
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Whistling when the car is turned off, throbbing hum at 80+mph
Hello. It sounds like you have a few issues here. The noise that occurs when the vehicle is turned off typically comes from one of the engine's accessories. It can also come from a timing belt issue, such as the...
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High-pitched sounds and shuddering at the stop light, dash lights on
The problem is in the traction control system, which detected a fault and turned on the VSC and check engine light. You will need to have the system tested to see what codes were stored and then have them diagnosed...
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How to turn reverse beep off
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. When it comes to removing the beep for letting the driver know that the transmission is in reverse, the timing for removing the beep is crucial. Press on the brake an hold it. Press...
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Oil leaked heavily out of my car while driving home while making a revved up noise.
Hi there. Check the engine for any oil leaks that are visible to you. Check the front seal, the oil pan, the oil filter, the oil drain plug (make sure its tight), the valve cover gaskets, the oil cooler lines,...
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Car shakes or vibrates and makes a weird sound like air is getting out.
Hi there. Check all of the hoses to the intake system and make sure that the clamps are tight. If a clamp comes loose on the intake, then the sound of air rushing in will be heard while driving down...
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Air hissing sound - 2002 Kia Spectra
Hi - air hissing sounds like you describe could have several causes. A leak in the engine intake system, a leaking power brake booster (brake pedal harder to press?), or something rubbing on the engine accessory belt can all cause...
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High pitched whine noise is coming from behind or below glove box area. The noise occurs at low rpm at any speed, especially while turning left.
Hi there. The sound that you are hearing is probably from the blower motor to the heater / air conditioning evaporator. Remove the fuse to the blower motor and see if the sound stops. If the sound stops, then the...
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There is a high pitch noise coming from speakers when using the air conditioning.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Check the ground wires to the fan motor. The noise is the current from the fan motor going through the speaker wires. The stereo may be mounted on the same ground as the...
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What would cause a high pitch ring at high speeds in my 2002 Chevrolet Silverado
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. If it is coming from the rear then most of the time it is from the differential. If you hear is more from the front then it is possible that...

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