SHE PRESSES THE ACCELERATOR THERE IS A ROARING SOUND

  • Tiny
  • boxerlover
  • 2002 Chevrolet Impala

My daughter drives a chevy impala. When she presses the accelerator there is a roaring sound that comes from the engine as the car picks up speedroaring noise as car accelerates.

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 12:41 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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There are many things that can cause a noise like that. Start out checking the power steering fluid level and then try to isolate the source of the noise.

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 1:10 PM
  • Tiny
  • boxerlover
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Fluids are fine. I wanted to add some additional information on the vehicle - it's an 02 Impala with a V6-3.8L VIN K will try to find a more specific area for the noise

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 2:06 PM
  • Tiny
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The car doesn't make the roaring noise when it isn't moving

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 2:49 PM
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Then that points to a bad fan clutch or transmission that is not shifting.

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 3:03 PM

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