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My daughter started her car this afternoon. It made an extremely high pitched screeching sound then it died down to a clacking noise. I checked belts. They're good. It was in neutral when started.
I pushed in the clutch. No change. ould water pump be whats making this noise?

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    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    No previous noises? Did she by chance have everything or almost everything turn on at the time, like AC, or heat, stereo, etc. Has she been having any problems with it running hot at all?

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Sounds to me like she might have spun a main bearing......

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