5 Car Noises That Require Immediate Attention

Keeping your car running well requires a balance between routine and maintenance. Maintaining it is a regular part of keeping your vehicle in good shape. This article lists the most common auto-related noises that require immediate attention. If you hear any of these sounds coming from your car, you should get it checked out as soon as possible.

1. Squealing

This sound comes from worn-out brake linings. It occurs when the brake pads press against the linings, causing them to squeal. Squealing is relatively easy to fix. You have to replace the brake linings with new ones.


2. Popping

The sound of popping can be caused by air trapped in a brake or suspension system. This usually occurs when you apply too much pressure to the brakes or hit a too big pothole for the vehicle. You can also experience this sound if there's too much pressure in the system or the brake pads are worn out.

3. Shuddering

If your car has been driven hard, it could cause excessive shuddering. This could signify worn-out parts such as bearings, gaskets, or seals. If you hear your car making a strange shuddering noise when you accelerate or decelerate, it could be a sign of worn-out brakes or a leaking transmission.


4. Clunking Noise

A loose part inside the engine causes this noise. It's a good idea to get it checked out by a mechanic as soon as you notice it. They will be able to confirm that it is loose and recommend a quick fix if necessary.


5. Rumbling Noise

This is a standard car noise that, for many people, goes unnoticed. However, this is a noise that a variety of issues can cause. Specific vibrations in your car can cause a rumbling noise. If a tire is out of balance, it can cause a rumbling noise throughout the vehicle. If the engine has a problem, it can cause a rumbling noise.


There are a lot of different car noises that a wide range of issues can cause. The best way to find out the source is to have it checked out right away. Please bring your car to Village Transmission & Auto Clinic for diagnostics and repairs.

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