[DML] Re: squeeking noise
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[DML] Re: squeeking noise


As you describe it,"rubbing glass with a wet towel" Then it has to be 
some kind of rubber rubbing,and the first thing that comes to mind is 
The Drive axle boots,check to see if those are torn/loose,or if 
something is rubbing against them,or have a helper stand outside the 
car,as you drive by,and see if they can tell from which side of the 
car,it is coming from,and of course "you did check" the brakes to 
make sure it wasn't the little do-hickies,that let you know when the 
brake pads are low,you did that right?


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Soma576@... wrote:
> That was a great idea - in fact I even pulled the wheels off, 
adjusted the  
> parking brakes, and while I was in there I pulled out the rear 
brake pad pins,    
> cleaned them, and greased them.  Then I took it for a drive - 
> that wasn't the problem because there is still something making a 
> noise.
> The noise I hear is very similar to rubbing glass with a wet towel, 
or the  
> sound the fuel pump makes when it is cavitating (definitely not 
the  problem).  
> It is not rhythmic and doesn't seem to be influenced by  suspension 
> It seems to be only doing this when the car is good and  hot.  I 
didn't notice 
> it at all during warm up.  It only squeeks when  the car is moving, 
and it is 
> not related to the brakes i.e. it doesn't go away  or start when 
applying the 
> brakes.  It is not dependent on turning the car  a certain 
direction, and I 
> can only hear it at low speeds with my foot off  the gas. I tried 
pulling the 
> parking brake while I was rolling and that was  a much higher-
pitched squeek.  
> After I got home, I jacked the car up and  turned the wheels by 
hand - no 
> noises other than the typical pads rubbing  the rotors.  So, I 
guess I am 
> convinced it has to be in the suspension but  I don't know where.  
Maybe I will try 
> spraying all of the bushings with  silicone spray and see that has 
any effect.  
> I was also thinking it might  be a cooling hose or fuel line 
rubbing on the 
> frame or something.
> Any other ideas?
> Andy
> In a message dated 6/12/2006 2:40:29 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
> cbl302@... writes:
> Check  your emergency brake(or as they call it now) your parking 
> brake it might  be slightly engaged.
> Fargo, ND  
> 1982 DeLorean DMC12 VIN 11596
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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