Q: Q: engine noise

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I bought this toyota rav4 used and I just discovered that the engine noise is high. It isn't noiseless while the engine is steaming. Moreso when the engine is raised by matching the throttle the engine sound sounds more on the front part of the car than from the rear where the exhaust is located. Is there a way you have an idea what might be the problem or is it normal.

My car has 104000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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