2012 Chevy Malibu funny noise

Asked by Jun 11, 2018 at 09:22 PM about the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

okay so, my car started making this weird noise around
saturday night. i dint notice it until sunday while i was
driving to work. it sounds like a moped, the gas pedal also
vibrates a little. it gets louder the faster i go. when i break
it gets quite. it also makes the sound while parked but not
in reverse, please help

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Have a look inside the air flow housing. Could be a piece of paper, wrapper, leaves, etc. in there stuck. Without seeing or hearing what is going on could be a sticking throttle body or some type of exhaust issue such as a loose heat shield. Get a helper and try to replicate the issue. Good Luck!

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