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High pitched noise and Rattling in gear box.

When I accelerate for a long time, on a highway for example. I start to hear a high pitch noise. It doesn't sound super bad. It starts out quite and gets louder. If i stop accelerating it stops immediately, but starts doing it again after a bit. I also have a second problem. Rattling in my gear box when i go over bumpy roads. It's super annoying, The noise is coming right from under my stick.

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That could be a loose belt. Sometimes it is caused by a vacuum leak. It could also be a transmission sound. Check the transmission oil level. That sometimes causes a whining sound.
Hope this helps.

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Sound like main shaft bearing assuming it is manual( if it comes on all the gears)

if it is automatic it must be your torque converter bearing

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SOURCE: Loud rattling noise while accelerating

First thing i would try...... ISOHEET, Red bottle..... allows water to be mixed into the fuel and be burnt out of the tank.
get a good qaulity fuel injection cleaner, if you can locate the brand MALCO, i found it quite succesful..... and go with a full tank of premium fuel such as ammoco or shell......do not use yellow bottle of heet

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