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Q: Car whooshing when accelerating

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My car is making a whooshing noise when accelerating. I do not know where the sound is coming from.

The intake system may not be sealing properly or your exhaust is leaking. The engine would have to be checked and diagnosed by a mechanic. I recommend you have a mechanic, like ones from YourMechanic, to come by and inspect your car for any possible leak issues relating to the whooshing noise.

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