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Car Sounds That You Should Never Ignore

Car Sounds That You Should Never Ignore

If you've driven your vehicle for a while now, you're probably accustomed to the way it operates and the sounds it makes. So when you hear an unusual noise when driving, you may be a little frightened and unsure if you need a repair or not. Depending on what your ears pick up, your vehicle could be letting you know that something is wrong. Let's go over some of the most common car noises and what they may mean for your car:    A screeching noise coming from under the hood can indicate a defective serpentine belt or a faulty engine pulley. The screeching sound will be in somewhat of a pattern; you may hear the noise every time the belt goes around once. Belts are essential and will need to be replaced at the first symptom of wear.   A hissing noise under the hood can indicate a cracked hose. A broken hose can also be the culprit of a fluid leak, leading to significant issues depending on what fluid it is.   A metallic clanking sound can indicate met ... read more

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