Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 03:26:04 GMT
From: ma_twain <>
Subject: Re: Whinning noise on acceleration

I have heard whinning noises as well in my 1986 900, specially in tight turns - but that was from the passengers :-) **-** 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. >> >>I'd like to find out if it is minor or something serious. >> >>Thanks >>--Paul >> > > Pinion bearing in the gearbox, my 900i's been doing it for the last > 4000miles. touch wood it'll last a bit longer, It was towing my T16 on a > trailer with it that started it. > > Matt > > >

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