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Whats the grinding noise after i hit pothole
1999 Buick Regal

Whats the grinding noise after i hit pothole

(1999 Buick Regal)
I hit a big pothole,car bottomed out real bad,i got out and checked didnt see any fluid spills and all tires were still inflated. Drove home about 10 miles, car stopped 3 times on the way there. No oil lights, check engine, no warning lights at all came on the dash. About a block away from home I started hearing a grinding noise coming from under the hood. Once home, i parked got out, looked under the car again and saw a lot of moisture ,most of it at the passenger side of the undercarriage. Still no flat tires. I tried to start the car but it didn't do anything. Decided to give it a jump and eventually it cranked, still no warning lights on the dash but the loud grinding noise was still there. Car shut off after about 5 minutes. It keeps doing this, i give it a jump, it starts, then after about 5 minutes
it shuts off. Still no warning light's on the dash, temperature gauge never moved and no smoke. Broke something i assume by the amount of moisture on undercarriage but what?
What seems to make the problem better or worse? It got worse during the drive home haven't driven it since
Tags: buick, regal
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on June 15, 2019

It is going to be impossible for us here online to assist with this problem as *hands-on* visual inspection / evaluation is required..

There is no normal protocol to use as a guideline for diagnosing accident damage.
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on June 15, 2019

Have qualified - automobile savvy personnel take a ‘look’ at the vehicle.

Good luck!
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on June 15, 2019

It is going to be impossible for us here online to assist with this problem as *hands-on* visual inspection / evaluation is required..

There is no normal protocol to use as a guideline for diagnosing accident damage.
Sign in to reply
on June 15, 2019

Have qualified - automobile savvy personnel take a ‘look’ at the vehicle.

Good luck!

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