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Old 10-11-2013, 02:01 PM   #1
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1st and 2nd gear chirp?

In first and second gear i can hear a high chirp. Its significantly louder when i hit the gas, not nearly as noticeable if im slowly accelerating. But still there. Third fourth and fifth its gone or i cant hear it. What would this be? Ujoint? Clutch? Diff?

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Old 10-11-2013, 02:04 PM   #2
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Hard to say without being there to experience it. I am sure you will get a lot of leads but if you could post a video.sound byte it would help. Like calling the doctor and saying I have a pain, what is it.

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Old 10-11-2013, 02:46 PM   #3
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Really could be a lot of different things. Is it a consistent chirp? Does frequency change with speed? Do certain things make it go away (like applying brakes, pushing the clutch in, etc.)?

First thing that to comes to mind is it could be the double cardon joint on the front drive shaft. It could other u joints, or brakes. Personally last time I had a chirp it was a unit bearing.
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Old 10-11-2013, 02:58 PM   #4
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Many years ago when I worked in a dealer we would never let a customer leave their vehicle with strange noises until they could show a mechanic the actual noise. We wasted too many unchargable man hours chasing ghosts.

I am sure you will get a lot of suggestions here and unless you want to chase your tail all day you need to be more descriptive.
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Old 10-12-2013, 02:13 AM   #5
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Sorry guys, kind of hard to describe and all i have for video is my phone so i think descriptive words would be more beneficial lol.. The chirp only happens when im accelerating. If clutch is in or slowing down the noise is gone. Only happens while accelerating and most noticeable in first and second. Mostly second. I dont think ive ever heard it in any other gear. Its a pretty high pitch chirp. No rhythm either. Just a random sparatic chirp. Today i accelerated really really slowly and the noise was little to none. Then did a hard acceleration and it was quite noticeable. Sounds to be coming from the front end. Im trying to be as descriptive as possible. If im not or theres a question i havent answered please let me know. Thanks for the help so far guys.
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