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Old 09-27-2012, 03:07 AM   #1
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Whining Noise in Ford Focus 2012, 3500 kms


I just bought a new car, the Focus Ambiente 1.6L dry-clutch PowerShif six speed automatic, model year 2012. I have done 3500 kms and am faced with an unusual whining noise. It could be either the engine or the drivetrain. It is the kind of sound one can expect to hear when driving if the radiator cap came loose (thats not the case though), like a metallic vibration. It dies off when accelarating and is absent when idle, but is there when deccelarating or cruising.

I took it to the dealer, but they couldnt identify the problem. Can someone make any helpful suggestions on what could be the problem?

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