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6 Unusual Vehicle Sounds & What They Could Mean

6 Unusual Vehicle Sounds & What They Could Mean

Most of us know what sounds are normal and what sounds aren't for our vehicles. If anything sounds off with our cars, like ticking or rattling, it may be a warning sign that something is wrong. Here are six common car warning sounds and what they indicate:    Whistling  Small cracks or breaks in hoses can cause a whistling sound when you hear the air escape. In some cases, whistling can result from a broken seal in the radiator pressure cap as hot air is seeping out.  Ticking A ticking or clicking coming from your engine could mean there's a lack of lubrication. You should check your oil levels and examine your vehicle for leaks.   Loud Turning If you hear screech noises, but only when turning, it could mean you have a problem with your wheels/tires. While the issue could be a quick fix like tire pressure, it can also be as complicated as a worn wheel bearing or incorrect wheel balance. Noisy Brakes If you hear a loud cry coming from your br ... read more

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