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My car is running a lot louder. It does not sound like it is my exhaust. I'm wondering if it has something to do with my transmission because it seems like my car is having a hard time accelerating.

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  • bdasbrunette Dec 12, 2008

    My car is having a lot of trouble exellerating and the transmission seems to be slipping, also sounds louder and feels rougher. I do regular oil changes and i checked the transmission fluid. it' is all o.k. it leaks water a lot, I constantly have to put water in it. Am I supposed to check the transmission fluid while the car is running; like an automatic, because I have been.

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    i have a similar issue with my 2003 Ion 3. when i reach 40mph, there is a droning hum coming from the front end. at first i thoiught it was the transmission (automatic), but upon listening closer when the car shifted i noticed that the sound was independant of the trans. any ideas as to what it is????


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Its also possible that you may have cracked the intake hose, my saturn had the same problem right before i purchased a cold air intake, im not ognna say thats the way to fix it but it helped me. luckily it wont do too much damage but you wanna get it fixed soon. you can do it yourself if you feel inclined to.

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Possibly but try checking the spark plugs.....air filter .....and spark plug wires

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