DO YOU HEAR THAT? What Sound is your vehicle making?
As the owner of a vehicle, you know it is helpful to be aware of sounds your vehicle may make. Sounds from the engine, transmission, tires, and exhaust system are common. Should you hear an abnormal sound, it is important that you listen carefully so you can describe the sound to Mike.
The types of sounds listed below may assist you in providing a more accurate description so we can provide you the best service possible.
BOOM – Low resonant sound, like a drum roll, distant thunder or sonic boom. BUZZ – Low-pitched sound, like a bee, usually associated with vibrations. CHATTER – A rapid, repeating high-pitched chirping sound, like a bird. CLANG – A heavy sound of metal striking metal, like a cow bell. CLICK – Similar to a clang, but with a higher pitch. GRIND – An abrasive sound, like a grinding wheel or sandpaper rubbing on wood. GROAN – A continuous, low-pitched sound. HISS – A continuous sound, like air escaping from a tire or balloon. HUM – Continuous sounds a t various pitches, like wires humming in the wind. KNOCK – A heavy, loud, repeating sound, like someone knocking on a door. PING – Similar to a knock, only at a higher pitch. ROAR – A deep, loud, prolonged sound, like a lion’s roar. RUMBLE – A low, heavy, continuous sound, like thunder. SQUEAK – A continuous, high-pitched sound, like rubbing a clean window. SQUEAL – A continuous, high-pitched sound, like tires squealing on pavement. WHIR – A high-pitched buzzing sound, similar to an electric drill or blender. WHISTLE – A sharp, shrill sound, similar to a tin whistle.