[DML] Re: Funny "whizzing" sound from engine
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[DML] Re: Funny "whizzing" sound from engine

If the sound varies in relation to the speed of the motor it is
probably something to do with the belts. The possabilitoes include:
loose/worn belts
alternator bearings
water pump bearings
idler pulley bearings.
One way to go is to remove a belt and see if the noise goes away. the
motor will run for a while without the belts, just don't run it too
long or it will overheat. If the noise varies to road speed it is
related to the "running gear" like CV joints, transmission, etc. Is
the car a 5-speed or  an automatic? A whirring or whizzing noise from
the automatic transmission is BAD. Check the fluid level, replace the
filter, and check the line pressure. 
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@...> wrote:
> I am not sure how to describe this sound I hear from my engine, but 
> its like a whirring, whizzing sound I get during various times when 
> accellerating.  It does not affect the engine performance when I gas 
> it.  It seems to come from the engine compartment.  It sort of so

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