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I am hearing a Beeping noise like a chirp when my car is on,

Customer Question

hi i am hearing a Beeping noise like a chirp when my car is on
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2006, highlander hybrid
JA: Are you fixing your Highlander Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: well i dont know where the beep is coming from, it sounds like its in the front. depending on what the cause is i will bring it to a service center
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope thats really it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 3 months ago.

Hello, do you hear the noise when the vehicle is running in park or when you drive?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
all of the above, only time i dont hear it is when the car is turned off
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 3 months ago.

Does the chirp get worse when engine is cold, warmed up or does not matter?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it does not matter, it chirps every few seconds, and its a high pitch
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 3 months ago.

How old are the drive belts?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
i dont recall but i do have regular maintenance done. I dont think its the drive belt because the noise occurs regaurdless of how fast or slow i accelerate the car
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 3 months ago.

So the noise does not escalade when you accelerate?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
nope stays the same its very constant., beeps maybe every 5 or 10 seconds
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 3 months ago.

I'm running out of ideas on this one. I will opt out and let another expert to assist you.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
ok thank you for trying