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Chris (aka- Moose), Mercury Technician
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Have a noise in the front end that gets louder w/ acceleration.

Customer Question

have a noise in the front end that gets louder w/ acceleration. dealership telling me it's not bearings.. maybe transmission, UPT, or drive shaft. Any guesses?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.
HI,
What is the year, model and engine size of your mercury?
If applicable - 2wd, AWD, or 4WD?
What type of noise - hum, roar, growl, grinding, whining?
Does the noise lessen or increase when turning right, or when turning left?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2007 montego sel, AWD V8 205hp noise is a dull noise til I build up speed then lessens when I slow down.
told it's not bearings, might be u power train, transmission or drive shaft. car almost 50,000 miles. not sure what
to do.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry v6 engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
eric u getting this?
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.
HI,
Does the noise change when turning in either direction?
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
And does it sound like it is coming from front of vehicle, center of vehicle, or rear of the vehicle?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Been told it's transmission. Cvt I guess is expensive
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.
HI,
Ok, do you have the vehicle with you to be able to do a test drive and give me the results