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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-18-2011, 07:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Hungry350 View Post
Hey IS owners, I just bought my first Lexus about three weeks ago after my subaru got totaled by a drunk driver... keepin' it classy, Vegas!

Anyway, I'm noticing a high pitched squeal in the low RPM range while accelerating. Kinda sounds like making an extended "s" sound as you exhale. I have revved the car in neutral and the noise doesn't prevail. Only when in gear do I hear the squeal from about 1800-2800 RPM, which gets annoying.

Anyone heard of this or able to help me speculate on what it is? Throttle cable maybe? Definitely not the brakes tho... Please help!
Car doesn't have a throttle cable, so it's not that... any chance you can post a sound clip or something?
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