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Hey so I have a question and kinda need some advice. The other day I was driving my jeep on the highway I pulled over to make a call and without realizing I had put my car into park before coming to a complete stop. Now it's making a humming noise only when I accelerate or maintaining a speed. It's doesn't make any noise in reverse or neutral. I took it took it to one place and he could couldn't fix it or didn't know how so he referred me to another place. Not gonna lie I don't know much about the inner works of cars and I don't want to be jerked around ain't got money for that so if could help me out I would really appreciate it thanks :)
 

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That is an interesting problem, does the humming sound change in pitch or sound depending on the speed?

One theory I have is that the parking pawl (basically) a pin in the transmission designed to keep the vehicle from moving in park may be damaged or dislodged enough it may still be partially engaged while you are driving.
 

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Yeah it can be louder the faster I go, but as soon as I take myfoot off the gas an let the engine stop the sound goes away. The only time it makes that humming sound is when I have my foot on the gas petal and it doesn't matter what speed I'm at.

That does make sense. I know the shop just called me back not to long agap and they don't really know where its coming from, they think it's either from the transmission or the transfer case so now they are looking at that. I was thinking I might have chipped a tooth. So here's to hopping it's that so they don't have to take part the transmission too.
 

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Normally engaging the stick into park with it moving slight does not cause a problem. The paw can make a racket. But that's on a normal transmission. On the CVT I am not sure what they have there myself. But since its only when you're on the gas that does not appear to be that case especially that its ok in reverse. In neutral is doesn't make a noise, but what if you give it a little gas in neutral other than the engine speeding up does it sound ok. DON'T EXCEED 3000RPM, WATCH THE TACH!! Up to 2000RPM is plenty fast enough for that test.

If its drive ok other wise and accelerating ok you may have to wait and see if it goes away.

How fast were you going when you put it in Park? I hope that call was worth it LOL.
 

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Well I don't really know how fast I was going, slow enough to allow me to bout on it park. But yeah I only noticed because my car jolted because I told it to stop before it was stopped.
Inbetween the first shop and I went to and this one it's been five days and things didn't get any better more sounds started coming out of it.
Haha yeah I hoping it' was a good call too.
Ever since thing started sound weird which was the day it happened I baby drove it I didn't exceed 2000 RPM i stayed at 1500, I'm sure I pissed off people but anyways I'm not sure what exactly to do if they don't find anything wrong in the transfer case. I don't know if the tranny is actually the problem
 

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We its very hard to say what may have happened. If you can backup in reverse at a fair speed (test in empty parking lot or such). Its not likely the transfer case but some forward component in the transmission (CVT version). A transmission expert might be able to offer some insite.

How is it driving on the highway or faster roads. anything other than the sound?

I appears it will cost money to fix it and won't be pretty.
 

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Well I had my boy friend check out and he tested it in reverse and she said there was nothing wrong with it.
Yeah I'm kinda figuring that out... It's a hard pill to sallow
 

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Any change in your issue?
 
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