my baby is making weird noises ive never heard before
im usually pretty good at tracking down noises but these are eluding me. first it sounded like my turbo was whining more than normal but my friend couldnt hear it so i wrote it off as paranoia. then i notice at about 2000 rpm in gear but off throttle it makes a sound almost like a cricket coming from front right. so now im thinking o great the turbo is about to cease to be...
but then a day later i noticed that it makes an odd scraping noise from passenger front area when coasting to slow down when still in gear (rpms between 1000 and 2000), and on take-off it makes really odd rubbing noises intermittently so now im thinking o great its the tranny or something.
no noises are present when im out of gear or if the clutch is in...and the first two i noticed are only at speed so it is very hard pinpoint the exact location of the noises.
bear in mind that all noises are on the faint side, and my friend thinks im just a hypocondriac with cars but its bothering me. any suggestions on what to test and how, and whether or not anyone has had similar sounds will be extremely helpful.
-thx and sorry for the long post
as shown in the pic its a 06 wrx wagon with about 66000 miles. oil has 1600 miles on it and tranny and differential fluid has 6000 miles on it
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