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I have a 97 RAV4 4 cyl, AWD automatic trans. Sometimes when

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I have a 97 RAV4 4 cyl, AWD automatic trans. Sometimes when accelerating, when the transmission shifts there is a loud growling noise coming from the front of the car. If I let off on the accelerator the noise stops (gradually quiets). Even if I keep acceleratin the noise will go away. It only happens sometimes, usually under hard acceleration. Any ideas. The car has 160K miles.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 17 days ago.

Noises are very difficult to diagnose in this type of format is there any way you can get a recording of the noise and post it here?