Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 14:36:32 -0000 From: "SimonJ" <menopsam.com> Subject: Re: 90 Saab: whump, whump, whump sound in front end
"juanm105" <juanm105nopsamhlink.net> wrote in message news:B6B9B299.75C8%juanm105nopsamhlink.net... > Hi: > > My daughter's has a 1990 Saab Turbo. Yesterday she noted that she heard a > "helicopter-like" sound (thus the whump, whump, whump) in the front end of > her Saab. > > Sure enough, I just took it for a short ride and it makes a whump, whump, > whump sound in right front end. It seems it only make the sound over 25 MPH > and it is loud. > > My immediate thought (and I know nothing about this stuff) is the constant > velocity (CV) joint rubber boot is torn and flapping. I tried to see what I > could see but couldn't see anything with a quick look. > > Any thoughts????! > > > thanks > > > Juan > I got the exact same noise you describe, from the front of my Carlsson, turned out it was just a peice of the under bumper trim had come loose, and was flapping in the wind.