Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 00:34:57 +0100
From: "**-**" <ifuknowmenopsamlknow.it>
Subject: Re: Whinning noise on acceleration


"Paul Kobar" <pakonopsamnline.com> wrote in message news:pako-39B9F1.18085602042003nopsamral.isp.giganews.com... > 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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