Monthly Archives: October 2020

Spooky Car Sounds to Look Out For

Spooky Car Sounds to Look Out For

Thanks to modern vehicle engineering, cars are a lot quieter and easy on the ears. Unless your music is blasting too loud, you should be able to notice any unusual vehicle noises. A new sound in your vehicle isn't something to celebrate as it typically indicates a mechanical problem. This October, turn your speakers down and listen for any spooky sounds coming from your vehicle. Below are five sounds to look out for during your next drive. Hissing Under the Hood If you turn off your engine and notice hissing under your vehicle's hood, it may indicate fluid is leaking. The engine is hot, and if it makes contact with any leaked fluid, a hissing sound will occur. Wait a few minutes and check under your vehicle for any coolant or oil. If the hissing sound persists, reach out to an automotive specialist. In some cases, leaks can cause overheating that results in engine damage.  Squealing When Pressing the Brake Squealing brakes are certainly a sound that ... read more