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2009 Pontiac G8 Base 4dr Sedan

2009 Pontiac G8
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Large Sedan
17 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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March 25, 2012, 8:28 pm

Alex V
 

Question: TRANSMISSION QUESTION

hI, QUESTION: MY CAR MAKES A WHINING NOISE WHEN TAKING OFF FORM DEAD STOP, BUT ONLY ON FIRST GEAR, YOU CAN CLEARLY HEAR THE NOISE GO AWAY ONCE CAR SHIFTS TO SECOND. TRANSMISSION SHIFT NORMALLY AND SMOOTH. NOISE IS CLEARLY COMING FORM TRANSMISSION. NOT AS NOTICEABLE WHEN TRANSMISSION IS COLD. NOT SURE IF THIS IS NORMAL. CAR HAS DRIVETRAIN WARRANTY TILL 11/00/13, OR 100K MILES. SHOULD I BE CONCERNED? ITSS MORE ANNOYING THAN ANYTHING CAUSE YOU CAN CLEARLY HEAR IT WHEN RADION IS OFF. YOUR FEEDBACK WOULD BE GREATELY APPRECIATED.


April 3, 2012, 9:27 pm

Tyler O
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Check the fluid level and quality first.

Otherwise it could have an internal transmission problem, maybe wear on the planetary gear set or something of that nature.

If you have a warranty, you should see if you are covered.


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