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December 22, 2012, 3:28 pm

Nick F
 

Question: Strange noise coming from my 1992 Subaru Legacy LS wagon

Going between 20 and 30 mph I hear a strange "whirring" noise when accelerating. If I let off the gas there is a kind of chirping noise and the sound stops. At higher speeds this noise does not occur. If I am coasting at these speeds the noise does not occur, only when I am actually giving the car gas at speeds between 20 and 30 mph does this happen, as I said, at lower speeds it does not occur, and at higher speeds it does not occur. Only between 20 and 30 mph while I am giving the car gas. Im sorry I should clarify, the noise sounds as if it is coming from the wheels and not the engine.


December 28, 2012, 11:53 am

Ron W
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Have a mechanic take a test drive with you. A noise really needs to be listened to to make an accurate diagnosis. It's almost impossible to isolate what it is long distance.


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