Weird Tweety-type noise

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Cathy Flynn, Jan 21, 2020.

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  1. Cathy Flynn

    Cathy Flynn New Member

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    There is a strange tweety-type noise coming from the passenger side dash. It's seemed to not be as loud when at increased speed. It's there when in Park, as well. I called Service and they've not heard of it and said to bring it in. Has anyone had this?
     
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    welcome!
    no, can you record it?
     
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    I've noticed a similar noise coming from the passenger-side, behind the dash (but actually from the engine-side of the firewall) in my 2009 Gen II (163,000 miles). The noise is quite noticeable when the engine is cold and is absent after everything warms up. It sounds a bit like a dry bearing. The car is almost due for a 5k service so perhaps I'll have them take a listen when I take it in.
     
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    duplicate post removed. @Danny !! there seems to be a problem with the bloody site!
     
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    Welcome to PriusChat!!

    Was this for the 2017 Gen4 in your profile, or are you referring to another Gen2 in your fleet?
     
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    See if it changes with fan speeds. If so, check for debris in the fan assembly.
     
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