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
Noise during acceleration on 2003 Subaru Baja
by Visitor in Denver, CO on April 01, 2011
ANSWER by patrick mannion on April 01, 2011
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.