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Not much Pearl, just wondering how many decibels of sound

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Not much Pearl, just wondering how many decibels of sound measurement in my 2014 Diesel Defender 110 wagon at 110 kmh on the highway.
JA: How old is the engine? And when was it last serviced?
Customer: Engine is the Ford Puma (Duratorque) 2.2 TD, built in Jan 2014 and was last serviced ten days ago, it always gets scheduled services As A Minimum.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing wrong with the engine, I'm wondering what the total decibel sound level is inside the car at 100 kmh.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Nope, if he knows fourbies he'll know the general sounds one hears inside a large fourbie.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 4 months ago.

There's no real way to know this, other than to measure it with a decibel meter. It will be different depending on the tread of your tires (which will resonate through the subframe, but also just carry through the vehicle) and the road surface.

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