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Engine makes a whistle sound. Just sometimes. It is real loud at times like a coach's whistle blow then other times it is just whistle whir or click under the hood.

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    I have a '97 Ford Taurus, and my car is also making a whistling noise. I live in South Bend, IN, and lately it has been pretty cold and snowy. I'm wondering if this could have anything to do with it. I also noticed just tonight that it starts whistling right at 25 mph.

    PS. Does the '97 actually have a bypass valve? And is the noise I'm hearing mean that it's working?

  • wlodek2002 Jan 23, 2009

    My wife has a 2005 Ford Taurus and it seems to have the same problem. It started whistling a couple months ago when the winter weather came (I live in Indy) so I guess it could have somthing to do with it (cold air making the sound??). I hope it is what you say it is (air bypass valve) and nothing more serious. The valve doesn't cost much (just about $50) and seems like an easy fix...

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It is the air bypass valve that makes this noise

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