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Re: Audi automatic transmission noise
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> Nivi@aol.com writes:
>After seal fixing the trans got a squery noise at the flywheel end. The
>noise is like a loose old alternator belt (it isnīt). The noise appears
>after about 7 miles drive. It is on every gear even on R, N or P and it
>varies after motor RPM.
I believe that a squeal from the transmission area was written up in an old
QCUSA column by Ned Ritchie. The squeal comes from the rear crankshaft oil
seal. Air is drawn into the engine over the hardened seal causing a squeal or
whistle. If I remember correctly, the diagnosis can be checked by removing
the engine oil dip stick with the engine running and sqealing. Air entering
via the dip stick tube reduces the air flow past the seal, reducing or
eliminating the noise.
Worth a try.