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Noise like a siren when speed increases

I have a 2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 AWD. There is a noise coming from my car which increases proportionally with the speed. I've changed the bearing wheels today but the noise remains like a siren when the speed increases. Maybe it's coming from the transmission. I've heard about a cable but not sure.

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  • plinio7 May 22, 2009

    Thank you very much Justin!



    I will forward your tips to my mechanic.

  • Anonymous May 26, 2009

    I had the same siren noise on my 2003 X Type. It was the drive shaft (or propeller shaft). The dealer replaced it and it solved the problem. (Actually the car was over the warranty, but Jaguar covered most of the cost....hopefully Tata Motors will be so accommodating!!!)

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Hey plinio7,
Having been a jag tech for the last two years, this noise could be a million different things.
But If your sure that its not the wheel bearings then this is where i would start.
I had a few cases where the front diff. was making the noise, the best way to fine out if that is the problem is try to get all four tires off the ground. Start it and put it in drive, and put a longer screw drive or pry bar from the case to your ear. If its very lound then that is your problem.
Let me know what you fine thanks

Posted on May 22, 2009

  • Jusitn May 23, 2009

    your very welcome, good luck.

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