There’s nothing that ruins the peace and quiet of an early morning commute like strange car noises that you’ve never noticed before. While new car sounds can send drivers into a panic, the most important thing to do is listen closely. The more information that you have about the sources of the noise, the better your chances of accurately diagnosing the problem.
Do you notice a grinding sound when starting car or a high-pitched squeaking while braking? Is the sound from inside the cabin or under the hood? Some drivers even use old stethoscopes to pinpoint the location of the noises! Once you have an idea of where the sound could be, take a look at our list of common strange car noises:
A loud squeal or squeak can cut through your driving playlist like a knife, but the culprit could be a variety of components:
Lower-pitched noises might be harder to hear, but once you identify them, you’ll have a tough time ignoring them on your daily drives through Grosse Pointe:
If you’re ready to get rid of strange car noises for good, or need help getting a dent out, schedule your service at Jeffrey Honda near St. Clair Shores and Sterling Heights. We can diagnose your issue and get it solved quickly, so contact us today with your concerns. Want to learn more about car care? Find out why your car may be leaking!