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rizer
06-07-2011, 09:28 PM
Got a random question, usually one day a week for the entire day, when i accelerate from 2500-3500 the engine has a loud type whining noise, like i had a supercharger.
Almost sounds like im driving a gxp grand prix hard.

Seems like it might be lacking power slightly when it does it act up.

Anyone have a slight clue where to start or ever hear of this?

AaronGTR
06-07-2011, 10:23 PM
probably the power steering pump going out. It can make a sound like that.

street_fire
06-07-2011, 10:35 PM
I have a oil leak dripping on my belt and it makes that sound. Do you have a oil leak???

zukiracer19
06-08-2011, 12:03 AM
tranny whine ftw

rizer
06-08-2011, 07:52 PM
Well i did plan on replacing the pump due to a very tiny leak and its getting a new tranny this weekend so we shall see!
thanks

oldschoolguy
06-09-2011, 12:49 PM
why fix it?? who doesn't want supercharger whine :O
turbo whistle ftl

zukiracer19
06-09-2011, 01:19 PM
Turbo Whistle? Both have 2 very distinct sounds?

zukiracer19
06-09-2011, 01:22 PM
actually i lie, a bad turbo can sounds like a SC

oldschoolguy
06-09-2011, 04:42 PM
The way I meant it is those ghey little whistle things you can put in the exhaust. fake sc sound and turbo whistler go on the same level. I like the sound of a turbo, if its made by the real thing