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  1. Whirring when accelerating from a stop

    4.2 Faults & Fixes
    Hi all. I have a 2003 Rav, automatic, awd, with about 140k on it. For the past several months, my lovely Sheila has made a high pitched whirring noise when coming off a stop. It seems like the noise is connected to the rpm because when the transmission shifts up, the noise stops. The noise used...
  2. Accelerating from stop, whine/whistle/whoosh in first gear until shifts

    4.3 Mechanical
    Hello all, first time poster and new owner of a 2010 Limited 2.5 4WD, 155k miles. I test drove a few of these before purchasing the one I have now. A 2009 I drove had the same sound I am hearing now on my 2010 in the same way; when accelerating from stop, more noticeable on hard acceleration...