Strange noise from XSMN - HELP!
I have a 2002 X with the NV3550. Just recently I started to hear a squelling from under the car. I replaced the serpentine belt and checked all the pullies off of the accessories. Squell didn't go away and got worse. Now it is making a rattling sound and the pitch changes when I push in the clutch. With the clutch all the way in it is barely noticeable. But with the clutch all the was out ( disengaged ) it sounds like chitty-chitty-bang-bang. The HYD clutch resovior is full and the clutch does not feel like it is slipping. I have 98,000 mi. on it ( got it when it had 46,000 mi ) and I know the original owner only used it to pull a small fishing boat. I have limited experience with clutches but is the throw-out bearing going out? Any ideas would be great, thanks
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