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Offline idigull

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Chirping noise in reverse only?!?
« on: October 26, 2010, 08:13:09 PM »
I hope this is in the right place...

I have an 82 Spirit DL, auto trans.  I just noticed today while I was parking, it has a strange chirping noise when in reverse.  Only in reverse...and the car was not moving.  I put it into drive and no noise, back to reverse, noise... I am not sure where the noise was coming from, I did not hear it until I opened my door.

Any ideas?


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Re: Chirping noise in reverse only?!?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2010, 08:33:31 PM »
I take you mean in reverse with your foot on the brake?  Or, it does not move at all in reverse?
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Re: Chirping noise in reverse only?!?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2010, 09:32:39 PM »
It does move and drive fine as far as I can tell.  And yes, I had my foot on the break, but I also released the break and idled back.

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Re: Chirping noise in reverse only?!?
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2011, 05:40:05 PM »
Could be the drive train shifting over the opposite way when in reverse opens up a small leak in the exhaust.
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Re: Chirping noise in reverse only?!?
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2011, 12:28:58 PM »
Once I had a dry/worn out U-joint do that.   Would squeak spinning in one direction (backing up) but not spinning the other way (forward).     Weird, I know.
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