Date: 3 Apr 2003 03:29:23 GMT
Subject: Re: Whinning noise on acceleration

Someone who looks an awful lot like **-** <> wrote: > "Paul Kobar" <> wrote in message > >> I have a 1986 classic 900 hatchback with only 82,000 original miles. >> Last fall (2002) I detected a noticable whinning from the >> engine compartment when accelerating, starting in 3rd gear >> and getting higher pitched through 4th and 5th. It goes away >> when I let off the accelerator, returns when I "push" again. > Pinion bearing in the gearbox, Agreed. Deal with it now, it's minor. Deal with it later, it's gonna run into money. This is definately a "the sooner you fix this the cheaper the fix will be" situation. If it's too late for this one and the tranny is already trashed, see if you can find a newer tranny - that bearing was beefed up in (what, 1989?) for this particular failure. Dave Hinz

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