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



^Thanks Dave,  I will check into the items you mention. It is a five 
speed.  I just replaced the waterpump last september with one of 
SpecialT Auto's waterpumps, so I really hope that is not the 
problem! I did change one idler pulley bearing last summer. I was 
about the change the second one, but accidently drove a tool through 
the side of it while putting it back together, so I left the old one 
in place.

The noise does not vary to road speed, and is more related to engine 
speed as I gas it and change gears, etc.

I'll check it out when I have the chance.

Thanks,

Paul

 --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> 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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