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Aug 8, 7:26pm - #243803 
Loud whistling noise on the Freeway.

Hey,

So now that I have fixed my Drive Belt and Belt Tensioner, I am going to tackle another problem.

The problem is this loud humming/whistling noise that is coming from the engine which then transfers it everywhere in the car. It is pretty loud and sometimes it even hurts my ear.

I was wondering if anyone has ever encountered this before. Reason why I think it is not suppose to be doing this is because I drove a 2000 GT for about 4 years and never had this type of noise. I know that the GTS is suppose to be louder, but this noise is like a big ass howling wind or something. Any ideas on what it is, or how to check it?

This does not happen when I am driving normally on the streets or anything. I hear it most when I drive real fast.


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Aug 8, 7:59pm - #243804 
ummm that usually happens when their is wind getting out of like the windshield or something...


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Aug 8, 8:02pm - #243805 
But I mean, this is loud tho. Like stated before, I have driven 80-90MPH on my 2000 Celica GT which has the same body type as my 2000 GTS and it never produces the same amount of noise, not even close.

And the noise sounds like it is coming from the engine bay not the windshield.


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Aug 8, 8:03pm - #243806 
don't know...air cou;d be coming from the Hood if its not perfectly alligned


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Aug 8, 8:10pm - #243807 
That could be the problem. At first I was thinking that it might be from the stock Hood scoop, but I dunno.

How does one alligned the Hood perfectly?


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Aug 8, 8:19pm - #243808 
id go to toyota and tell them to check everything

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Aug 8, 8:25pm - #243809 
I will do that soon. Just got back from there 2 days ago because of my Drive Belt/Belt Tensioner problem. Guy told me that they will take care of it one by one, guy wants me to pay $50 bucks per case or something.


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Aug 8, 8:28pm - #243810 
well, I had the same problem, I just ignored it.

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Aug 8, 8:31pm - #243811 
lol, yours is a GTS also right?

How loud is it, can you describe?


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Aug 8, 11:28pm - #243812 
Open your Hood with your engine running & rev it up. If it doesn't make the sound, it is something other than your motor.

Try different things & narrow down exactly what causes it & when.

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Aug 9, 11:49pm - #243813 
yeah mine is 2000 GTS manual, it is not too loud but you can hear it when you push the gas and release the gas. I don't know if that's the same problem as yours. but what the hell I don't even care about it cause I think it is fine..

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Aug 22, 7:52pm - #243814 
My noise is actually on all the time when I am driving past 4th Gear. Is like wind noise or something but loud.


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Aug 22, 8:14pm - #243816 
Holy crap! That is a lot of issues, hahahaa


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Aug 22, 8:18pm - #243817 
basically, just take a pair of pilars and pinch the black triangle piece.

use a cloth to prevent scratching.

Fixed. thumbsup


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