Off Gas 2nd Gear "Dragging" Sound
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This is a discussion on Off Gas 2nd Gear "Dragging" Sound within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Hi guys- Just curious, 2011 wrx, 11k miles on her. I get on the gas pretty good in 2nd then ...

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    Off Gas 2nd Gear "Dragging" Sound

    Hi guys-

    Just curious, 2011 wrx, 11k miles on her. I get on the gas pretty good in 2nd then get completely off of it. Maybe around 2.5k i start to hear a 'dragging' kind of sound. Not really a grinding sound. I figure I may just be paranoid/protective. As I slow down (still in gear) it gets a little worse. Feel no resistance. But using that warranty, bringing her in this weekend. Any thoughts?

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    Where is this noise coming from? Could it just be tranny whine which would be completely normal. Does this happen in any other gear?
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    I have a similar whine, but didn't notice it until I replaced my shifter bushings with urethanes. I suspected it was normal...
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    Is it coming from the engine bay?Heat shield rattle?
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    Could be - to tell you the truth haven't really investigated, usually have music loud enough so I can't hear it. Weird thing is, today it was raining and I tried to listen for it, couldn't hear it.

    But I do know for sure it's from the engine bay and doesn't do it in other gears.

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