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Old 10-12-2006, 02:59 PM   #1
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I am not having a severe problem with my car. When I put the car in gear, is makes a loud whirring noise, almost like the sound of a power steering pump going out, but it is coming from the back end of the engine(drivers side). I originally thought my EGR valve might have gone south, but the noise is only when I am in gear and it is loud enough for other drivers to hear. In neutral and park, it makes no noise. I'm stumped.
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hrmmm wondering if its trans related....

hows the fluid, what does it look like, does it small at all
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hows the fluid, what does it look like, does it small at all
yes, does it smell burnt or is it low?
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That was a thought of mine too, but the fluid seems to be ok. it is not dark and does not smell burnt. The fluid filter is only about 5,000 miles old.
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it does now have a very slow 1-2 shift if you are on it hard and it started having this problem all of a sudden. There was none or very little build up to it.
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hrmmmm there have been a few trans that whined REALLY bad....

this is Harofreak trans on its death bed.....does it sound like this
http://www.flurl.com/uploaded/2000_S...ine_35145.html

and here is the thread
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ighlight=trans
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Take a listen to mine. You will hear it start whining around 30 seconds in.

http://www.chemungnet.com/Transmission1.WMV

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yeah, that sounds like it but louder.
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My bad. I didn't realize there were two to listen to. It sounds like yours mike. but much louder. I'll try to take video of it tomorrow.
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