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Old 07-24-2009, 10:25 PM
sexy_roman21 sexy_roman21 is offline
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Cool cyclical whirring noise behind my dash, also quest whistling from the front

just a whurring noise right behind the instrument cluster, sounds little bit like lcimate control but i am not sure. its not continious and not that loud, just an annoying mechanical motor noise, how do i make it go away?

also just noticed i high frequncy whisling(not loud at all when i'm turning; from the front supensiom, i am overdue for control arm & bushing replace, it may be it.
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Old 07-25-2009, 07:46 AM
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I recently noticed a very faint intermittent noise from behind the instrument cluster in my car.
It seems to be the MPG gauge when the needle takes a quick sweep from one end to the other.
Mine sounds more like an iron lung, a whoosh of air.
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