Sometimes when i try to start it it makes a really loud humm noise instead of turning over. what is it and what should i do... also the battery keeps draining for some reason... p.s. i dont know much about cars
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Re: weird noise sometimes on start
I think you have a starter problem. It sounds like what you describe is the starter spinning, but not engaging the flywheel, which will result in the engine not turning over. To be sure of this, the starter should be removed and tested. Parts stores will test it for free. Let me know if u need further help. Curt
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I would tend to believe it's more likely a worn sway bar bushing or link if it's a rattle or a small clunk, if it's a loud clunk probably a strut, try bouncing he back of the car when parked, if you get the clunk probably a strut if only when driving,turning,braking probably just a bushing on the sway bar
that vehicle has a desperate relay for the hazards which is why they work, you have a defective signal flasher sometimes called a signal relay, follow the noise to locate exactly where the part is, usually under driver side of dash, it is a very cheap part and easy to install.
a little tip for you...it sounds like the pads are squealing, try taking the pads out and applying a very thin film of high temperature grease on the rear of the pads (NOT TO THE FRICTION SIDE), this may seem a bit of an odd thing to do, this tip was passed down to me by an old mechanic friend of mine years ago,and it works every time for me.