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Old 04-25-2016, 02:18 PM   #1
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Weird noise coming from front right side and rear passenger side of the car

Hi guys,

I have this weird noise that can be heard from inside the cabin when sitting on the driver side. It is very noticeable in the driver's foot wells and when I go out of the car, I can hear it clearly coming from the area where the brake fluid reservoir is. It sounds like a tire loosing air.

I thought the noise was specific to that area, but then I walked to the driver side of the car and I could hear the noise very noticeable on the passenger-rear area of the car, by the rear wheel and underneath the car. In that area, the noise sounds different.

I'm attaching a video where I started in the brake reservoir area and then I moved to the passenger side of the car. You will notice the weird noise very clearly when I'm on the rear passenger area. You have to pay good attention in order to hear the weird noise at the beginning of the video when I focus on the brake reservoir area.

I hope you can help me! the car hasn't given me any lights or warnings.



This is from inside the cabin:

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Old 04-25-2016, 02:42 PM   #2
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The noise in the driver front, does it go away when you step on the brake?

The noise in the passenger rear is probably the fuel pump.
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Old 04-25-2016, 03:05 PM   #3
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I tried that when I was inside the cabin and I think the noise kind of disappeared. However, I could't test it when I was standing outside of the car because I was by myself.

If the noise disappears when I press the brake, what would it be? I'll try to test it tonight, I'll tell my girlfriend to give me a hand.

About the fuel pump, this noise means I will brake down very soon?
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