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Old 12-08-2016, 12:24 AM
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Still hope this problem/issue in a form of a question comes up for a vote in an upcoming "Ask Tadge"
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Old 12-10-2016, 11:22 PM
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Tell Tadge not to lose any sleep over my warble - I lemon lawed it.
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This warble noise is a frustrating issue that many of our members are dealing with. Their respective dealers have tried changing entire exhaust systems, transmissions, differentials, half shafts, fluids, etc., all to no avail. Engineers from Detroit have come out to place sensors in one of these vehicles--"a harmonic imbalance." That vehicle is now being sent to Detroit for analysis and hopefully, a "FIX" for all with this problem.

In addition, a video of this issue has been sent to Mary Barra, CM CEO. The members having this exact same noise at "1,500 RPM" on a
"Grade with Steady Acceleration" seem to be all C7 A8 Base Models (non Z51).

Any input from you would go a long way. A forum member made a copy of this problem, currently on You Tube. Here is the link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra_svpk-t9E.

Thank you for your valued attention.

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when did you send her the video, im in contact with he about my car
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Old 03-14-2018, 09:59 AM
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how many of you folks had to get your 2016 stingrays repaired with the wabbeling noise.
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Old 03-14-2018, 03:25 PM
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how many of you folks had to get your 2016 stingrays repaired with the wabbeling noise.
My car was bought back before they knew what it was if that counts.
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Mine was just repurchased. No more warble at 1500 rpm, no more growl at 1000 rpm, no more dealing with poor customer service.
I bought mine brand new off the dealer showroom after a couple of weeks I heard the warble sound as well....drives me nuts.... I love the car.... hate the noise.... I would like it fixed or buy mine back ....how can I start a discussion with... GM..... I don't want to waste time going to the dealer. 12000 MILES OR 1900KMS I Canadain
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I bought mine brand new off the dealer showroom after a couple of weeks I heard the warble sound as well....drives me nuts.... I love the car.... hate the noise.... I would like it fixed or buy mine back ....how can I start a discussion with... GM..... I don't want to waste time going to the dealer. 12000 MILES OR 1900KMS I Canadain
i have a 2016 brand new. been fighting with gm for two months. they heard the wabble noise. but one dealer said it isnt that bad, i am as we speak waiting for a rep from gm to cme down where is bought the car, and hear the same noise three other people heard. their is a marry barr i call, she is a gm spokesman, useless also. this week i am going to call the bbb, and let them handle it.............good luck
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My car was bought back in 2017. There is a process you must go through and if you meet the criteria for lemon law or BBB you should get results. You must have given GM 3 times to repair and if they can't, you have a case. I did this and GM sent Eng. out twice and couldn't figure it out so they bought my car back. This was in the early days before they actually knew what it was, they now know it is the diff. so they should be able to replace the diff. and your car should be fine. May be harder to get a buy back for the Warble now since they know what the problem is, key is pushing the dealer to do it. Good luck to all.
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Has this issue persisted with the 2018 and 2019 c7s? I haven't experienced this warble sound first hand yet but listening to the video, it kind of sounds like that interference wind tunnel effect you get in some cars when you're driving fast enough with the windows open at the right height. Is it possible that something similar is happening in the c7 around all the engine components with all that air flow under the hood?
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I think i read in the original warble post that a guy had the problem on an 18. The warble is not a wind type noise problem. Bad gear set up in differential.
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Originally Posted by Muzzy View Post
This warble noise is a frustrating issue that many of our members are dealing with. Their respective dealers have tried changing entire exhaust systems, transmissions, differentials, half shafts, fluids, etc., all to no avail. Engineers from Detroit have come out to place sensors in one of these vehicles--"a harmonic imbalance." That vehicle is now being sent to Detroit for analysis and hopefully, a "FIX" for all with this problem.

In addition, a video of this issue has been sent to Mary Barra, CM CEO. The members having this exact same noise at "1,500 RPM" on a
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Any input from you would go a long way. A forum member made a copy of this problem, currently on You Tube. Here is the link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra_svpk-t9E.

Thank you for your valued attention.

Rich Stadler
i had the same issue, itís the differential. They need to replace. FIXED!!!!!!! No more warble noise. Miami Lakes Auto Mall took care of it. If your still under warranty I encourage you to fix it. I love my vet now the noise is gone.
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I forgot to add I have the same identical noise 2017 Base LT1 , A8
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This warble noise is a frustrating issue that many of our members are dealing with. Their respective dealers have tried changing entire exhaust systems, transmissions, differentials, half shafts, fluids, etc., all to no avail. Engineers from Detroit have come out to place sensors in one of these vehicles--"a harmonic imbalance." That vehicle is now being sent to Detroit for analysis and hopefully, a "FIX" for all with this problem.

In addition, a video of this issue has been sent to Mary Barra, CM CEO. The members having this exact same noise at "1,500 RPM" on a
"Grade with Steady Acceleration" seem to be all C7 A8 Base Models (non Z51).

Any input from you would go a long way. A forum member made a copy of this problem, currently on You Tube. Here is the link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra_svpk-t9E.

Thank you for your valued attention.

Rich Stadler
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