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Noise of grinding when accelerating on 2011 Buick Lacrosse.

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Noise of grinding when...

Noise of grinding when accelerating on 2011 Buick Lacrosse . should I have it towed to dealership?

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Started about a week ago but not loud, increased to loud last night. The sound seems to be coming from engine ,but not sure.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your LaCrosse yourself? What have you tried so far?

No I usually go to dealership.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The dealership is about a half miles from my house.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Buick
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Buick Mechanic: Mike V., Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

Is the noise there if you rev the engine in park?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no
Buick Mechanic: Mike V., Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

Then I would suspect it's safe to drive. It may be a wheel bearing making the noise and not anything more major. If you live that close to the dealer, you should be able to drive it up there and let them have a listen.

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