Q: Engine whining in 1st gear & 2nd gear

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Engine whininh in 1st gear & 2nd gear

Hello. It is not the engine whining but the transmission internal bearings that are whining. I would recommend having a mechanic verify the noise is in the transmission and see if the transmission needs internal repairs. Depending on the vehicle and transmission, a fluid change may help reduce the noise.

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