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1997 Chevy Cavalier: speed manual..cyl..exhaust..manual trans

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My 1997 Chevy Cavalier (5 speed manual, 2.2 ltr 4 cyl) makes a low-pitched, but loud humming noise in low fourth gear and fifth. Thought it might be exhaust, but that is fine. Could the manual trans. be having issues?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 3 years ago.
Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. does the noise get quieter if you turn the steering wheel left or right?


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Steering has no influence on the noise. It gets louder or quieter when the gas pedal is pushed further or less when it's shifted into fourth gear and again in fifth.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 3 years ago.
have you checked the wheel bearings..That is the most common cause for this type of noise
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
And no...I have not checked the wheel bearings.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 3 years ago.
check the wheel bearings the fronts are famous to fail
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Go figure. Thanks for your help.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 3 years ago.
hope this was helpful best of luck!
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yep! Thanks!

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