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my Volvo whistles and hums...
my Volvo whistles and hums with no indication from computer screen as to what the problem is.
Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Volvo
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Is this noise coming from the engine area?

Has anything been checked or tested to try and locate or repair this issue here at all?

Let me know,thanks Pete

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