At Wayne's Tire we can help you identify the cause of "unusual" sounds before they become bigger problems. Here are some common examples.
BACKFIRING - Incorrect ignition timing, faulty ignition or leaking valves
CLATTER FROM ENGINE - Insufficient engine oil.
Worn or badly adjusted valves.
WHINING OR CHATTERING FROM ENGINE - Incorrectly tensioned camshaft drive belt.
RATTLE WHEN ACCELERATING - Wrong grade of fuel;
engine overheating;,engine needs decoke, incorrect ignition timing;
ignition system fault.
KNOCKING FROM ENGINE WHICH INCREASES WITH ENGINE SPEED - Worn camshaft or cam followers.
SCREECH UNDER ACCELERATION - Slipping auxiliary drive belt/fan belt.
SCREECH WHEN STEERING - Power steering belt slipping.
MOAN FROM ENGINE WHEN STEERING - Power steering fluid level too low.
ROAR OR RASP UNDER ACCELERATION - Blown exhaust.
SQUEAL OR GROAN WHEN BRAKING - Worn or defective brake components.
HISS FROM ENGINE - Leak from coolant or air/vacuum hoses.
CLICKING FROM WHEELS - Loose hubcap;stone in hubcap, or stone lodged in tire tread.