Engine noise from driver side

Tiny
KEVIN8541
  • 2003 HYUNDAI SANTA FE
  • 14,100 MILES

Noise starts as kind of a chirpping when idle then turns to chugging while driving no check engine light

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 5:29 PM

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Tiny
FIXITMR
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Is this while in car or with hood open? Have you tried to locate with ear assisteed by tube or an auto stehescope. You can get stethescope for cheap at harbor freight.

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 5:51 PM
Tiny
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I can hear it with my window down and the hood closed

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 5:56 PM
Tiny
FIXITMR
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Can you investigate location of sound on your own? Could be a pulley/belt noise or even an exhaust noise. You didn't mention what motor/trans you have.

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Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 AT 2:54 PM
Tiny
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No it still drives fine and as the engine heats up the noise gets quieter. And its hard to hear the noise when its not driving

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Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 AT 5:09 PM
Tiny
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You would need someone to have a lok at the vehicle. It is not possible to diagnose noise problems over the net unles you can be specific and is sure where it is coming from.

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 AT 2:12 PM

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