What would cause a chirruping sound from the engine?
a loose or slipping belt
slipping alternator/power steering/ auxillary drive belt
if your car has air con on it while the engine is running it will be the aircon pump switching on and off hope this helps you out nate
One would really have to hear it in order to determine for certain. Are there any particular conditions existing in which the humming occurs? Wheel bearings are a possibility.
could be a bad water pump or a loose alternator belt
You will have to be more specific. Describe this strange sound.
if its a front wheel drive vehicle then it could be the axels
Could be a wheel bearing assembly bearing gone bad.Could be a sticky brake caliper with brake pads worn down to the "squealers".
you may not be pushing the clutch all the way in or the cluch may need to be adjusted
Chirping sound that increases as I drive faster.It sounds like you may have an idler pulley or the belt is making a squeaking noise.It is possible that the belt has become stretched, and when the engine is running at lower RPMs such as idle, the belt will slip on the pulleys, causing the noise yo...
That would be the pulley belt. Take a bar of any hard soap and carefully rub some on the underneath of the belt (the part that faces down) then start the car back up, it should stop the chirping. Have a mechanic check the belt condition ASAP.
the high pitched sound which I'm guessing is the whirring sound from the engine's turbocharger/supercharger. the sound comes when the impeller blades of the TC/SC rotates at very high velocity.... it's very similar to the sound of a jet engine but only on a small scale.
What would cause a cricket sound or a chirping sound while driving or rolling motion the car coming from front end?
Could be,A loose fitting hubcap.The front brake pads are worn down to the "squealer".A worn CV joint in an axle (front wheel drive).A front wheel bearing going bad.
Most people call this a pinging or rattling sound.This noise is caused by an air/fuel mixture in the engine cylinder being ignited prematurely by the heat of compression as the piston is moving up on the compression stroke.And that's also why you hear the pinging and rattling noises.
A clicking or tapping noise that gets louder when you rev the engine is probably "tappet" or upper valvetrain noise caused by one of several things: low oil pressure, excessive valve lash, or worn or damaged parts.First, check the engine dipstick to see if the oil level is low.
It could be objects shaking in the trunk or something loose on the rear license plate or a problem with the catalytic converter or exhaust pipes.
White smoke from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant in the combustion chamber. Normally this is caused by a blown head gasket or cracked head. Stop driving the car immediately and seek professional help, as severe engine damage will occur. White smoke from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant in...
I would have your exaust pipe looked at, it might be loose, or might even be missing a bracket.
Common problem, easy solution, three possibilities only. Either, the power steering fluid is low or one of the belts at the engine need to be replaced or the power steering pump is worn and needs to be replaced. Check to see how much fluid is in the power steering pump, if full then replace every...
Backfire loud bang– This can be caused by an uneven air-fuel mixture or incorrect engine timing (slipped timing belt).Chirping or squealing while accelerating– Loose, slipping belts are typically the cause of such a sound.Clicking or tapping in your engine– The most common reason for this sound i...
Could be clutch cooling fan engaging
IF it is Turbo charged then that would be the turbo.
Air trapped in the cooling system, try replacing the radiator cap and be sure the reservoir is full to line, it should bleed itself out.
The problem could stem from anything so you would be best served taking the car to a mechanic so that they can look at the vehicle.
Something is out of balance, maybe the water pump is on its way out.
Could be the heat shield on the catalytic converterMay be a bad bearing in one of the belt driven accesories i.e.Water pumpAlternatorBelt tensionerIdler pulleyetc.
It could be that the back tires brakes are rusted and need new replacements or just need oil.
What would cause a knocking noise when the engine is cold . What does a clicking or ticking sound mean when accelerating or releasing the gas pedal?
a "knocking" noise could be your lifters. and the ticking when accelerating and letting out of the gas is the same thing. check your oil and if it's full then you may need to think about either having them adjusted, or getting new ones. depending on what you have depends on whether or not you wan...
What would cause a whistling noise coming from the engine of a 2005 Chevy Equinox when giving it gas?
You probably need a new gas cap. It sounds like that gas cap you have isn't holding the right amount of pressure and so it needs more air to properly run.It sounds more like you have an air leak in one of the vacuum pipes.
More than likely your pilot bearing can be going out. Also if the clutch itself or pressure plat has heat spots and is warped it will cause an abnormal noise. Easiest way to tell is drop the transmission and inspect. What car and transmission is this for?
Could be a few things, maybe as simple as a portion of the inner skirt is rubbing on a tire when turning. Could also be a wheel bearing, front axle cv joint (front wheel drive) or even worn down brakes. In any event I would have a mechanic take a look at it before it could get costly and dangerous.
What would cause a knocking sound in the top of the engine when the car is in gear on an older Mercedes Benz?
There could be several things causing a knock in the top of your engine, most likely is that you are not using premium fuel.Depends on the engine if its diesel the answer should be right, if its petrol it could as well be a whole bunch of other stuff.
What would cause a howling sound from either the drive line or rear end when you accelerate but stops when you brake or let off the gas.?
Probably have problems with the pinion bearings, carrier bearings and or ring and pinion gears inside the rear differential.
One of the main causes of white exhaust smoke and coolant loss is a cracked or warped cylinder head, a cracked engine block, or head gasket failure caused by overheating.A cracked head may allow coolant to leak into one or more cylinders or into the combustion chamber of the engine.
A restricted exhaust, possibly a plugged cataylitic converter.
Your girlfriend in the passenger seat after she realizes you drive a Toyota Tercel.
Some makes of cars have their lights on all the time, usually if the manufacturer is Swedish, where daytime-running-lights (or DRL) are mandated by law. If you check the cars which have lights on during the day, you'll notice they'll be Volvo, Saab or some other Nordic manufacturer.
There could be several reasons such as, you forgot to release the e-brake and drove the vehicle with the e-brake on, or a grease seal went bad and grease is getting onto the hot brake drum or brake rotor, or brake fluid from a leaky wheel cylinder or caliper is getting onto the hot brake drum or ...
The most likely cause is a leaking heater core.Fresh water on the floor, with no odor or loss of coolant is more often humidity removed by the evaporator.Water from humidity, removed by the air conditioner, is normally drained from the evaporator case.
First port of call would be: (1) Ignition; (2) fuel. Ignition: (1) Flat battery - COMMON; (2) Loose battery connection - UNCOMMON; (3) Charger unit issues (depending on nature of your vehicle - battery charger for boats, and some RVs, alternators for most other land vehicles) - COMMON; (4) Blow...
might be your power steering or something in that nature
When the wheel and the tire rub together.
Most of the time, a whistle sound coming from the engine is a loose bolt on the air filter housing. It can also be that the fan belt is slipping or the air conditioning pump is not running properly.
What would cause a thumping sound from the front of your car and a grinding sound when decreasing speed and excabberate the knocking when you turn slighly to the right Worse after car has warmed up.?
Those details have the classic sound of a worn constant velocity (CV) joint on the right side passenger wheel. If it is found to be bad, remember that these days it may be cost-effective to replace the whole axle on that side.
MAKE CAR MAKES THE SAME NOISE AND REPLACING THE PVC VALVE FIXED THE PROBLEM
If it's a front wheel drive car, bad CV (constant velocity) joints are a possibility. Worn spring pins or spring pin bushings are another. Worn or out-of-alignment wheel bearings are yet another. If you have disc brakes, bad or warped rotors could also be a possibility.
If it is a true engine knock then it is likely oil starvation or piston slap. Some folks hear "pinging" as engine knock but this is actually mistimed detonation in the cylinder caused by low octane or bad timing or other related tune factors. There is a theory out there that the 3.0 Nissan motors...
The car can lose engine power for many reasons, from running out of gas to having a faulty fuel pump, alternator, or other failure.If you're driving and the ignition key moves or is moved to the accessory position accidentally, try putting the gear lever into neutral and restarting the engine.
What Causes a Car to Throw a Rod? A thrown rod is usually the result of metal fatigue, insufficient lubrication or over-revving of an engine.When gasoline combusts in a cylinder, it drives the piston head downward, pushing the connecting rod and turning the crankshaft.
Two things could cause the tire to make a noise sounding like a flat tire even though the tire is fully inflated. First, if the tire has a big enough flat spot on the tread surface and second if the radial plies in the tire have separated letting air between the belts causing patches of the tread...
Many things can cause a burning smell under the hood of your car, if the smell is accompanied by smoke you are most likely looking at a fluid leak dripping onto something hot and burning off. If it smells sweet this would be a sign of a coolant leak. A ozone type smell would most likely be caused...
HOUNDDAWG Sayz:You didn't mention if the muffler and catalytic converter are new or if you simply re- piped old ones.When a dying catalytic converter has burned off most of the inside platinum plating it will, depending on ambient and engine exhaust temps sound different from day to day. (they al...
Rear brake drums or poor rear alignment. Those would be my first two guesses. Poor alignment can be checked just by looking at your tire wear. Ideally you want the tread to wear evenly across the tire. Get out a penny or other coin and do some simple thread depth checks.
It's almost always a wheel bearing that would cause that noise.
that's just the sound of the steel bits cooling down
I'll leave the other comments below, but as a Toyota echo owner, I bet the sound you refer to is the sound of the fuel tank equalizing pressure, I own two echos and both do this, its a very odd "feature" of the echo, mine sound like croaking frogs, it can go on for quite a few minutes after you p...
A bad tire or a bad wheel bearing.
If the brakes or wheel/hub bearings aren't causing the grinding noises, it's time to explore other parts that could be the source of your issues.Water pump – A failing water pump can causes a grinding noise while the engine is running.Alternator – Grinding noises can also be a sign that the alter...
OK. If you are sitting on a hill more than 15 degrees, if you do it will make that grinding sound. in most car booklets say on a Hill 15 degrees or more put it in neutral than apply the emergency break. and you do not need to be at any speed when putting it into park.
Many brake pads have a "warning indicator" which will squeak when the brake pads start to get near the end of their life. This "warning indicator" is usually nothing more than a small metal tab that protrudes out from the side of the pads backing plate pointing towards the brake rotor. As the pad...
One of the prime reasons for whining noise may be friction caused in the car transmission mechanism.The reasons for this might be worn out gears and low transmission fluid levels.Accelerate the car to speeds at which the whining noise is the loudest, switch to neutral gear and kill the engine.
Well your engine isn't getting enough gas to keep to running, iv been working in a dealer ship for over 20 year and see a lot of this. Try putting a can of sea foam in a half tank of gas and driving it till about empty this should clean out the injectors. If it doesn't help just repeatKyle
What would cause a knocking sound from front left of car when braking and gets louder and faster as you apply more brake?
Disc--Probably warped rotor but could be malfunctioning ABS system.Drum--Probably need brake linings adjusted but could be malfunctioning ABS system.Pull wheel or see mechanic.
A front or rear hub bearing assembly going bad could sound like that.
You could have an ignition problem, such as defective spark plug wire or distributor cap or if it's an older car you might not have resistor spark plugs.I have also seen cars with defective alternators do this, as you rev the engine the noise seems to go to a higher frequency.
Bad plugs Wires, Distributor cap, Points if older model This is just a few things
valve guides or valve guide seals or piston rings. in colder weather?
It just happens from all the electricity running through it I was wondering same thing because the amp in my car smelled funny and I asked the people that installed everything and they that's normal and it's also normal to get really hot
It is either a plugged piston cooler orifice (beware of fram oil filters in a diesel), or a injector that has either a bad pintle, or the pop pressure is incorrect.
There are countless reasons why this could happen. You need the services of a professional mechanic in order to properly diagnose the reason.
First determine if it is the front or the back breaks. All break pads and shoes have a small piece of metal that will rub against the rotor or drum to alert the driver that the pads or shoes need to be replaced. This is to save the driver the expence of having to replace your rotor or drum from s...
If you have a "check engine" light on, start with having the codes read. A misfire code can tell you which cylinder or cylinders are having problems. A misfire could be the cause of your engine vibration.
Spark plugs would not cause your engine to run rich.Running rich means the engine is running with more fuel than is needed to keep the air/fuel ratio correct.Many times the little pintles in the fuel injectors become gunked up and leak extra fuel into the cylinders.
It sounds like your power steering fluid is low, also check the lines.
A wheel bearing/hub assembly going bad could do that.Also check for scalloped tires.
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Overheating Engine If you get a leak in your radiator, water pump, hoses, head gasket or thermostat housing, your engine isn't going to be able to cool properly.Leaks, clogs or problems with the radiator fan all mean that heat can't properly escape your vehicle, which will cause the temperature ...
A rear tire out of balance.
The amperage required to turn over or crank most automobile engines is between 70 and 140 amperes.At 12 volts this works out to be 840 watts to 1680 watts of power for a few seconds from the battery.
In general it is the valve lifters if it has higher mileage. Is the sound comming from the valve cover (usually it is the part of the motor that has the manufacturer name on it). It also could be much worse, if you are not sure take it to an auto tech. Another item to check: Could be the grade (o...
too much water added the overflow is designed to let out water.onece the radiator reaches the required pressure,the excess water is exhausted thru the overflow
If we are talking rain water not engine coolant I would suspect the drains under the cowl are plugged up with debris (leaves and such). If it is engine coolant then I would suspect the heater core is leaking.
I'm assuming you mean a pulley, which is what the belts run on. If so, depending on which pulley the bearings could be bad or if it is the crankshaft pulley (big pulley near the bottom) the rubber could be getting bad.
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The knocking could be from loose brake pads, loose wheel nuts, tie rod ends, or ball joints. Depending on the severity of the "knock" ( Pads usually "clack") If the knock is from the back the same applies (kinda)
What would cause knocking sound to begin around 80 mph and disappear when stop car for a couple mins?
Bad, worn out, out of round, broken: lifters, piston rod, cam(s), exhaust manifold gasket. sounds like it makes that noise when the engine is hot and its revolutions (rpm) is at a high peak. my advice get it diagnosed before your engine blows up.
A rattling sound from underneath a car can be anything. It can be a Loose, worn out, broken, or even a bent part. Sometimes a foreign object can be stuck to the bottom of the vehicle. One thing you have to keep in mind, don't rely on where you think the sound is coming from while your sitting ins...
Vroom (and variant spelling) is an onomatopoeia that represents the sound of an engine revving up.It also describes the act of purposefully operating a motor vehicle at high speeds so as to create loud engine noises.The word is a common early childhood sound, and is used in speech therapy techniq...