High pitch whistling/whining sound - Page 2 - Club Lexus Forums


Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Lexus Model Forums > IS Models > IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013)
Log In 

High pitch whistling/whining sound

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-31-12, 08:26 AM   #16
carlosL250
Rookie
Trader Score: (0)
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: MA
Posts: 64
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by UniSlayEX View Post
I would have also thought it was the belt. I would order the part from Sewell and take it to the stealership to lower the cost.
Damnnit already handed my car to them, well they told me that if its something small they'll do it for no charge. Herb chamber lexus is norwood has great customer service. Hopefully i just wont have to pay for it.
carlosL250 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-31-12, 12:07 PM   #17
carlosL250
Rookie
Trader Score: (0)
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: MA
Posts: 64
Default

Alright so I got a call from the dealer saying that after they let it sit for a couple of hours, they noticed the noise and said that they would "start at the drive belt" just to begin, which was going to run my $179.99 plus tax. That wasn't reassuring enough for me since the driver belt was only a guess at the problem. Luckily, they said that they weren't going to charge me for the diagnosis and going to have someone pick me up to get the vehicle. All in all, i'm actually satisfied with the dealership. Now can someone possibly teach me how to put the driver belt in? I'm about to order the part. Thanks!
carlosL250 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-12, 06:49 AM   #18
carlosL250
Rookie
Trader Score: (0)
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: MA
Posts: 64
Default

Ok so the noise has gotten worst and its a really high screech now. So i'm going to buy a drive belt and have a mechanic change it. I would order from sewell but the sounds so bad that i'm just going to pick it up at advanced auto parts today after work. This is the only one they have (http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...RPBELTAMS_____) , i was wondering if people can give me their opinion on it, should i just get this today or order from sewell and wait? Also how much should i be paying a mechanic to replace a drive belt? I've heard that it's a small and quick job. With that said does anyone know any fair mechanics in boston?

Last edited by carlosL250; 06-12-12 at 06:53 AM.
carlosL250 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Noise: high-pitched whine when pressure on gas pedal KLMDIS350 IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 5 05-11-15 07:08 PM
Whining Whistling Turbo sound from exhaust manifold IanT IS - 1st Gen (2001-2005) 4 11-30-13 02:27 PM
ES300 High Pitch whistling sound Braver ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 6 08-20-12 10:17 PM
High Pitched Whine On The Freeway LexusLean LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 1 09-05-07 04:07 PM
High Pitched Whistle/Whine @ Highway Speeds flyfishman LX - 1st and 2nd Gen (1997-2007) 0 02-05-07 01:26 PM


Tags
2000, 2012, 460, brakes, car, gs, gx, gx460, high, lexus, pitch, sound, whistle, whistling, winding

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:46 AM.

Copyright © 2000-2015 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS


Get all contact info