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Old 08-17-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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Help! Whistling Sound?

Hi there,

For the past month now I've been getting a strange whistling/squealing sound from the interior of my car. The whistling/squealing noise sounds like it is coming from my steering wheel area. Sometimes, when I turn on my car, the strange whistling/squealing sounds comes on, and sometimes while I'm driving, the whistling/squealing sound comes on. It weird. I tried to fix it by replacing all of my tensioners, pulleys and belts but, the whistling/squealing sound still occurs. Could it be the Power Steering Pump? If anyone could give me advice or can help me out, that will be awesome. Thanks in advance.

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Old 08-18-2012, 06:04 AM   #2
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Sure its not behind the dash? I had a air con fan on a E36 did that once. I think a leaf found its way in there. Fiddled with the knobs a bit and went away. Having said that I also had a mouse behind my dash once. Didn't squeak but started to stink after a while!!!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 06:49 AM   #3
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Does it sound like this? If so replace the ecu box fan

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Old 08-18-2012, 10:32 AM   #4
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Hey Solidjake, it does sound similar to that noise in the video. I will replace the ECU Fan and let you know if that fixed the problem. Thanks

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