What does it mean if your motor is making a loud whistle sound?

Asked by Jul 14, 2015 at 07:07 PM about the 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Vacuum leak or the pulleys are making the noise, you will have to open hood to pinpoint the area of the noise, get back to us with what you found.


VW are notorious for vacuum leaks if that is the case you should be getting a CHK eng light with it..

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Ghost Noises and Electronic Issues 1 answer

    When my car is completely powered off I hear what sounds like the cd's changer shuffling approximately every 5 minutes. I took it to the dealer and they said this is the car's security system "checkin...

    2010 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion


    Maintenance & Repair

  • What could cause #2 cylinder to misfire on a 2010 vw Tiguan. 19 answers

    2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion


    Maintenance & Repair

  • EPC light comes on and engine shudders on a 2010 vw Tiguan. 6 answers

    2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Volkswagen TIguan hissing acceleration sound? 2 answers

    I bought a Volkswagen Tiguan recently with only 9k miles on it. Whenever I rev/ accelerate it makes this hissing sound, not like a turbo whistle, since it is a turbo 4 cylinder. It sounds like a "ss...

    2014 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line 4Motion



  • Transmission

    I had a rear main oil seal blown. pulled transmission as according to chiltons manual. Put it all back together now transmission will not move car. When you go to put back into Park it has clickin...

    2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL AWD 4Motion



Search Volkswagen Tiguan Questions

Volkswagen Tiguan Experts

#1 Deathjam4
Reputation 140
#2 joycedabner
Reputation 100
#3 Shakast
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Touareg
36 Great Deals out of 2,262 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda CR-V
699 Great Deals out of 55,510 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota RAV4
597 Great Deals out of 60,051 listings starting at $2,450
Used Volkswagen Jetta
402 Great Deals out of 30,755 listings starting at $150
Used Volkswagen Passat
169 Great Deals out of 20,194 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Escape
973 Great Deals out of 88,563 listings starting at $950
Used Nissan Rogue
496 Great Deals out of 74,294 listings starting at $3,995
Used BMW X3
288 Great Deals out of 12,541 listings starting at $3,600
Used Audi Q5
118 Great Deals out of 8,536 listings starting at $8,995
Used Subaru Forester
240 Great Deals out of 22,303 listings starting at $900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
773 Great Deals out of 67,452 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen CC
72 Great Deals out of 3,214 listings starting at $4,500
Used Hyundai Tucson
172 Great Deals out of 23,695 listings starting at $2,490
Used Volkswagen Touareg 2
115 listings starting at $7,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan For Sale
5,431 listings starting at $18,999
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 490 listings starting at $14,274
2015 Volkswagen Tiguan For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 255 listings starting at $12,298
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 1,081 listings starting at $8,591