Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Engine noise at 60 mph

asked by on

My two-year old Spark starts making noise if I drive at the speed around 60 mph. What could be causing the newer engine to be noisy? Would I damage the car in any way if I drive higher than 60 mph? What do you suggest I check?

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Chevrolet 2014 Spark. The noise you are hearing could be an engine noise, such as a pulley going bad; or maybe a suspension noise, such as a grinding wheel bearing. The noise you’re hearing will be best diagnosed in person. If you want to have this checked, a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic can come to the site of your car to test the vehicle and determine the cause of the sound.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Excessive engine crank before firing up.

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This is likely a fuel pressure issue causing fuel to not reach the injectors quickly enough when cranking. If you decide to get this fixed, I would recommend...

Q: Noise under vehicle - 1991 Toyota Land Cruiser

Hello. Noises like this can make you crazy, often because they are 'transmitted' from one part of the car to another. Since you have greased the U-joints, I would make sure that the sliding yoke on the driveshaft is lubed...

Q: I have a CX5 2014 and the fob cannot lock the car after theengine is turned off and every one is exited. It gives a beep sound..

Try another fob if you have one. Vehicles are typically sold new with two fobs. If it works properly with the second fob, then the issue is with the first one. It may be as simple as a weak battery...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...