Whenever I'm driving my car I hear a constant chirping coming from the front of the car. I'm assuming it has to be in the engine. It seems to speed up when I am traveling at higher speeds. I hear it best when I'm driving next to something solid and the sounds echos directly into the car. It will sometimes chirp as soon as I start the car. It's dfinitely something I'd like to get fixed.
Engine Chirping on 2005 Honda Accord
by tennesseeplates in Amherst, NH on May 12, 2009
ANSWER by matte on May 12, 2009
That sounds to me like it's a drive belt that may be a bit worn or loose making that sound. I'd recommend confirming it by taking it to a shop to have diagnosed by a technician who can check the belts. Good news is that it will probably not be too expensive to fix if that is indeed what the sound is.
ANSWER by patrick mannion on May 12, 2009
If its a chirping sound that you hear at speed traveling next to a traffic dividing wall, I am wondering could it be out at the wheel? Perhaps a wheel trim, wheel bearing, or even brake pad sensor or dislocated brake pad hardware.
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