noise in front of car

Asked by Aug 01, 2010 at 06:19 PM about the 1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced with a brand new battery and now car makes a funny noise in the front passenger side of the car under the hood0321+

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While the battery's on the opposite side, you can start by checking to make sure it is secured, on the off-chance that is the cause. You could also do a quick check with a flashlight, look down through the engine bay to see if there's anything that may be bouncing around-rocks, or quite plausibly, misplaced tools. But the most important thing is that you describe this sound. Crunch? Bang? Creek? Explosion? As funny as the noise is to you, neither I nor a mechanic can say what it is without a description of what it is.

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