What is that Strange Noise My Vehicle is Making?

We've all been there - driving on the road taking our usual route to work, and we hear a strange noise coming from under the hood, the brakes, or inside the air vents. A strange noise can be a cause for concern, especially when you aren't sure where the noise is coming from or why it is suddenly happening. If you do hear a noise, be sure to make a mental note of the exact sound and where it is coming from. 

Often times, a strange noise can indicate a problem with your vehicle. If you do hear a strange noise, don’t ignore it. If the sound persists over a couple of days, you should bring your vehicle into the experts here at D & J's Automotive for an inspection. The problem causing the noise can vary depending on where the noise is coming from and when it happens. Some common strange noises and their sources include:

  • Squealing, screeching, or grinding while braking
  • Sputtering or rattling exhaust noises from underneath the car
  • Chirping or squealing noise from under the hood
  • Humming, growling or roaring noise while accelerating or driving at faster speeds

If you’re noticing a strange noise while driving, bring your vehicle into the experts here at D & J's Automotive. We will diagnose the issue and get you back on the road quickly and safely. 

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