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Old 03-18-2017, 02:41 PM   #1
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Hey I just bought a 2008 corvette with 20000 miles. I just noticed it has like a grinding noise and vibrates the car in nutreual. Does anything move in dravetrain in nuteraul. I think it might be the exhaust cause it's placed wong in the car back please help!!
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you placed the exhaust in wong? poor wong
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Old 03-18-2017, 02:46 PM   #3
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lol thanks for help
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you placed the exhaust in wong? poor wong
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Old 03-18-2017, 02:53 PM   #4
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Just a sample of one, but I have an '08 with 25K on it, and while the drivetrain isn't exactly silent, it doesn't do anything like what you describe. Short answer is, if mine did that I would have it looked at by a mechanic.

Is the car a manual? If so does it still make the noise with the clutch disengaged?
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Did you break it already?!

Does it have an aftermarket clutch/flywheel/pressure plate?

It's grinding while idling in neutral? What happens when you press the clutch?
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may also be the exhaust........... any point of contact would allow the noise / vibration to be transmitted through the car and into the passenger compartment................
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Your exhaust is in the back of the car??? I think you are just trying to get more stars by posting thread after thread after thread. I don't know whats wong with your car, but I would say driver error. 18 yrs and 1 month. WOW!!!. You need to read the owners manual at least 3 times BEFORE driving the car. Then read for at least a week 8 hours a day on this forum to learn things about your car. Then you can honestly ask a question. Good luck.

Also, you have a Z06...please post in the correct forum, not the C6 General Discussion. Post in the C6 Z06 discussion. You will get more helpful answers that way.

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I won't try to trouble shoot your grinding noise from the back end when the exhaust is in wong, but I will recommend that, in the future, you take any used car to a neutral mechanic for evaluation. Used car sales are generally considered to be "as is" in most states unless you have a written warranty from the seller. So, if the car turns to crap the day after you buy it from a private party or a dealer and it is without an expressed warranty, you are screwed. Way too much of a risk to take on a car that was probably well over $20K in you're case. Caviat emptor.

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You didn't mention if the car was an automatic or standard. An exhaust usually won't cause a grinding noise unless it is rubbing severly on something. If the car is a manual shift it could possibly be a throwout bearing. Does it make a difference in noise when you put the clutch in? Dravetrain? Nuteraul? Are you trolling us?
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It's a Z06 everyone, so it's a manual trans. To the OP, are you sure it's a grinding sound and not a rattling sound? It could be something loose around the exhaust.
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Your exhaust is in the back of the car??? I think you are just trying to get more stars by posting thread after thread after thread. I don't know whats wong with your car, but I would say driver error. 18 yrs and 1 month. WOW!!!. You need to read the owners manual at least 3 times BEFORE driving the car. Then read for at least a week 8 hours a day on this forum to learn things about your car. Then you can honestly ask a question. Good luck.

Also, you have a Z06...please post in the correct forum, not the C6 General Discussion. Post in the C6 Z06 discussion. You will get more helpful answers that way.
No I'm not trying to get stars why the hell would I care about that. My dad also hears it. I'm saying there is a grinding noise coming in idle and it only happens sometimes.....
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Just a sample of one, but I have an '08 with 25K on it, and while the drivetrain isn't exactly silent, it doesn't do anything like what you describe. Short answer is, if mine did that I would have it looked at by a mechanic.

Is the car a manual? If so does it still make the noise with the clutch disengaged?
I will I'm kinda worried about it.
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Did you break it already?!

Does it have an aftermarket clutch/flywheel/pressure plate?

It's grinding while idling in neutral? What happens when you press the clutch?
Lol .... no but I asked the people at the dealer when I bought it they got it from a auction so they don't know if the clutch is after market. And it happens sometimes not all the times usually happens once I start driving then I pull over and idle it does it bad when I turn it off also.
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may also be the exhaust........... any point of contact would allow the noise / vibration to be transmitted through the car and into the passenger compartment................

Yeah I do notice the passenger side exhaust is against the frame and a metal tubing looks like for the gasoline tank.
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Your exhaust is in the back of the car??? I think you are just trying to get more stars by posting thread after thread after thread. I don't know whats wong with your car, but I would say driver error. 18 yrs and 1 month. WOW!!!. You need to read the owners manual at least 3 times BEFORE driving the car. Then read for at least a week 8 hours a day on this forum to learn things about your car. Then you can honestly ask a question. Good luck.

Also, you have a Z06...please post in the correct forum, not the C6 General Discussion. Post in the C6 Z06 discussion. You will get more helpful answers that way.
Also driver error? I just bought the damn car
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I won't try to trouble shoot your grinding noise from the back end when the exhaust is in wong, but I will recommend that, in the future, you take any used car to a neutral mechanic for evaluation. Used car sales are generally considered to be "as is" in most states unless you have a written warranty from the seller. So, if the car turns to crap the day after you buy it from a private party or a dealer and it is without an expressed warranty, you are screwed. Way too much of a risk to take on a car that was probably well over $20K in you're case. Caviat emptor.
They said somthing about that when they buy ther cars in auction they don't buy cars "as is". Because somthing might be wrong. They did tell me they guarantee the car is in good condition.
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You didn't mention if the car was an automatic or standard. An exhaust usually won't cause a grinding noise unless it is rubbing severly on something. If the car is a manual shift it could possibly be a throwout bearing. Does it make a difference in noise when you put the clutch in? Dravetrain? Nuteraul? Are you trolling us?

Really? That's the dumbest crap dude. Like I wanna be online here wasting my time while I have a corvette to go have fun with and other life things. It isn't a manual it does the noise a little leaving first then driving is fine. But in neutral it does it bad like shakes the car making a weird noise I wouldent say grinding like clunking then when the car gets shut off it does it bad then the noise and shaking dies with the car. And when I say idling I mean stationary also.
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It's a Z06 everyone, so it's a manual trans. To the OP, are you sure it's a grinding sound and not a rattling sound? It could be something loose around the exhaust.
ITs more of a clunking noise check up here ^ I described it to him. I'm gonna raise the car and check it. Then go to a mechanic a Chevy one.
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If I'm reading correctly you bought it from a dealer? I know from previous threads you just got the car, any kind of warranty? First thing I'd do is call the selling dealer and tell him what's going on, if he's a distance away maybe he can set it up with a local (to you) dealer to look at the car and report back to him...
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ITs more of a clunking noise check up here ^ I described it to him. I'm gonna raise the car and check it. Then go to a mechanic a Chevy one.
Yes, best thing to do is get a look under the car if you can. It might be something obvious. I'm guessing it wasn't doing this when you first left the dealership?
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