2003 Subaru Baja Q&A

2003 Subaru Baja Question: Noise during acceleration

Automatic trans - no aftermarket parts no turbo - During normal and/or hard acceleration @ around 2500rpm and not during a transmission shift change a noise that sounds life 2 short bursts of air pfft pfft happen and cannot duplicate when in park or neutral. no trouble codes @ shop -
Answer 1
Could it be exhaust related. Either a crack in the exhaust (seen them crack at the flange at cylinder head, also seen heat shields cause a noise. Check the air filter is installed correctly. -