My 1992 toyota mr2 turbo has a whistle coming from the engine compartment when it's sitting still and running. What could that b?


Asked by May 29, 2014 at 01:00 PM about the 1992 Toyota MR2 Turbo T-bar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

8 Answers


A whistle -- open the hood;WATCH OUT FOR MOVING PARTS; listen. Try to pin down what thingy is whistling and get back.

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Yeah I tried that. It stops as soon as I give it a little gas.

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okay- vacuum decreases due to higher rpm so at idle listen .

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Probably a bad vacuume line from the sound of it, but is it a whistle or light squeal?

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It's definitely a whistle. I just swapped engines and the mechanic thinks the water pump gasket it dry from sitting for so long.

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Just another planted question! ie: it was a BOGUS QUESTION FROM THE GET-GO.

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Chas, i think there testing us to see if we are smart enuff to figure out they are bogus.

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And yes,we are smart,so just keep asking your bogus ???And will keep giving you bogus answers.

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