1992 subaru legacy strange noise

Asked by Nov 10, 2015 at 08:51 PM about the 1992 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I drive my car there is a high piched sound comeing from motor or transmission it almost sounds like a bearing or a u-joint that is bone dry and needs lube or something can you help me with this bizar noise?

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If it is coming from the front of the engine then I would suspect the idler wheel on the fan belt or possibly one of the cam belt idler wheels. If it is a cam belt idler wheel get it fixed immediately. How long has it been since the last timing belt change?

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FoR, That'll be the case while car is stationary too, so is the noise heard only when MOVING?

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