Doesn't happen at all in neutral. Also, if the noise decreases as the vehicle begins rolling, the problem is almost definitely a failing torque converter. This should be from the internal and most likely the input shaft bearing is bad. I was almost hit by three different vehicles. I've been told that the same part has failed in this transmission. Replaced clutch master cylinder last week. Its failure could lead to the rattling noise when accelerating.
All other issues will not even be considered as recall-able. In this article, we will explain how to use your senses to detect early signs of transmission problems. Consumer writes in regards to gas tank rattle noise complaint. I just notice it more now after the timing belt was changed. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. This is my second repair. So first things you should do is checking transmission fluid level, torque converter, motor mount, heat shields and pulleys respectively until you could find the reason.
It was very strange for the sunroof to just explode out of nowhere. I'm unemployed and trying to stretch my pennies here. While driving 30 mph, the contact heard a noise and merged safely off the road. In other instances, it may involve complex repairs like replacing a bearing or a clutch. Any that does not have a shiny surface on the cones needs attention. I have spoke with a few mechanics and they told me most Hondas have a recall for this problem. While traveling southbound on rt.
See for more information on how this works. However, like with anything mechanical, there can be component failures. Most vehicle problems, including automatic transmission problems, reveal themselves in one way or another, e. The frequency of the noise increases with rpm. Any recalls on the brake system? Check fluid condition each time you check the fluid level.
To find no oil or transmission on either. Im so confused as to when each bearing makes noise. But after getting off the highway, or running it at higher speeds, when I put it in gear, any gear, it will start choking and bucking like its running out of gas. Oftentimes a hard shift condition is caused by a stuck shift or pressure control solenoid. A pump makes a whining noise when it is going bad or when it is working extra hard to pump fluid, in which case, you probably have a dirty and clogged transmission filter.
Getting it done is all that matters! I love the car otherwise but I'm starting to lose my patience with it. Automatic transmission service and maintenance normally consists of routinely checking the fluid level and condition and then changing the fluid and filter at the manufacturers recommended mileage intervals. If after cleaning the transmission and undercarriage you still cannot locate the source of the leak then you may have to use the leak detection dye. Anyway it will just get louder and louder until it's insanely loud and has to be addressed. Sort of a short lived, high pitch sound. Need to replace power steering rack.
If the transmission is a top loader, which is the type where the gear shift enters the top of the transmission, the shifting fork or the ball at the end of the gear shift is the problem. Oxidized fluid has a very distinct burnt odor that you can only smell when checking the transmission fluid level and condition. If the transmission makes a rattling noise that is loudest in neutral, although it is always there, and the noise changes when it is put into gear, but shifts well, the input shaft bearing is bad. The contact also noticed an abnormal grinding sound while the vehicle was in third gear. Car now has 13,200 miles. Did: Timing belt; Valve job; Brake job.
Regardless of how you become aware that your car is leaking transmission fluid, the important thing is that you get it fixed before serious damage is done. The uneven tire wear is being caused by a mechanical issue with the vehicle. Update from Jun 26, 2015 : Bad transmission - Mike S. Need to replace power steering rack. There were no warning indicators illuminated.