Q: Van is making two types of sounds.

asked by on

The van when I start makes a squeaking sound which is very noisy and loud. But, sound faded away after driving a while. Van also makes a race car sound when I start it and when I try to accelerate sound can be heard as well. Please let me know what you think it could be. Thank you.

My car has 119319 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. Check the drive belts are they are squealing when the vehicle is started. The belt could be worn and stretched or the tensioner could be worn or damaged. For the racecar sound, there is a hole in the muffler causing a loud rumble. I recommend replacing the drive belt and the muffler. If you need further assistance with your vehicle making loud noises, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Van is making two types of sounds.

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: How to fix or replace damaged vapor hose

I would recommend going to the dealer to get a parts diagram to pinpoint the hose that is damaged. There is more than one hose on the fuel tank for the vapor recovery system and getting the correct one can...

Q: Do you have a mechanic that specializes mostly on hybrid vehicles?

The specific faults that can cause trouble code P2195 to set can easily cause rough idling and indeed can cause the engine to misfire. Most importantly, in diagnostics generally, but clearly with regard to this particular code, all codes must...

Q: Car floor flooding

Hello, thank you for writing in. The key here is to find the source of the leak. It is most likely coming from one of the window or door seals. There are also tiny drains that run along the top...

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...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.