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View Poll Results: Are you Expierencing Siren noise
Yes but only when oil temps are low 57 34.34%
Yes all the time but not as loud when the oil is at operating temp. 48 28.92%
not at all 61 36.75%
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      03-11-2010, 03:38 PM   #1
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Siren Sound

No its not another one of these type of threads. I am just curious how many people are having these symptoms.
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      03-11-2010, 04:13 PM   #2
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I don't think you are whining at all......lol.

But seriously, I am glad you started this poll.
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      03-11-2010, 04:14 PM   #3
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Voted, they updated my car to the latest progman and the sound seems to have gone away completely.
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no siren for me
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      03-11-2010, 04:44 PM   #5
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no siren for me
Other than the one behind you......

Got those turbos on yet?
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I have a little of it when the oil is cold. Took it to two different dealers and they say its totally normal.
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Other than the one behind you......

Got those turbos on yet?
yes sir
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      03-11-2010, 06:48 PM   #9
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Any body feel like there is a power loss. I can't tell if I am just used to the power or if I am loosing some. It doesn't feel fast to me anymore
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I hear it when I first get going after startup then goes away very quickly. I hope its nothing. kinda annoying.
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They actually blamed it on the transmission.
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      03-11-2010, 06:55 PM   #12
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They actually blamed it on the transmission.
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you mean a high pitch whine when you first start the car on a cold night? if so I have it and its annoying for 30 secs till I dont notice it anymore
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Any body feel like there is a power loss. I can't tell if I am just used to the power or if I am loosing some. It doesn't feel fast to me anymore
Nope....no loss in power with either set of turbos.
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They actually blamed it on the transmission.
Yeah both dealers said the same thing. I don't remember the technical term they used. No power loss here actually the car never felt stronger.
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They just upgraded my car to the latest program, and now I hear the low tone whirrrr of the turbos under moderate acceleration. Never ever noticed it before. I have only noticed it when the car is cold and the radio is off.
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I forgot the turbines are to be completely silent...
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They just upgraded my car to the latest program, and now I hear the low tone whirrrr of the turbos under moderate acceleration. Never ever noticed it before. I have only noticed it when the car is cold and the radio is off.
It's a low pitch whirring sound....right?
As opposed to a siren-like high pitch sound?
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It is quite audible when the car is just started, but after a little while it goes away. After a hard thrashing at the drag strip this past weekend, the sound is louder now, but the car still pulls like a bat out of hell, no problems.

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Funny thing with mine is that if I beat on the car and get it nice and warm.....the siren noise almost disappears entirely for the duration of the drive.
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I can hear mine when it is hot only with the radio off and slowly going to 3k and a little above
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