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So after I run the car a little hard when I pull into my driveway I notice this whining noise coming from the engine bay. I will try to explain as best as I can!

Its definitely related to RPM but only at low end between 1000 - 2000. It sounds like an electric can opener! How about that for a description? So its basically at idle.

If I give the gas peddle a quick rev it goes away. I have mentioned this to the dealer and of course it is never making the noise when I get their nor do they ever hear it when they do a test drive, and you know those guys smash the peddle because I would!

So, anyone else experience this noise or have a similar noise from the engine after smashing the gas??

Senior Guys help please???
 

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you check your intake, maybe its loose?
 

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Everything is good there. This almost sounds belt/fan related like the noise corresponds to that movement.
 

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Is it kinda like a supercharger whine? Mine did it, and two of my friend's srt8s did it. My one friend did the same thing that I did and its gone. I switched to the Mobil 1 Fully synthetic 15w-50 and its quiet now. My other friend is going to do it soon. There's a TSB if you're in a warm area it will make an oil squirter noise (the technical name for it).
 

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It is the oil squirters that spray oil on the pistons. Switch to 15W50 and it will stop. It is a normal sound though, no cause for concern
 

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Is it kinda like a supercharger whine? Mine did it, and two of my friend's srt8s did it. My one friend did the same thing that I did and its gone. I switched to the Mobil 1 Fully synthetic 15w-50 and its quiet now. My other friend is going to do it soon. There's a TSB if you're in a warm area it will make an oil squirter noise (the technical name for it).
Mine just started this recently too. It's funny, because I said the same thing. It's sounds like the whine of a supercharger at idle...
 

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A lot of you guys are new around here, but if you do a search on "engine whine" on the SRT you will find ass loads of information. Go way back in the dates. Topfuel and Bugzsrt are right - Bottom line, there is nothing wrong and it comes from the oil squirters. There is a TSB that has you change the oil weight...which really does not work.

Now stop whining...just kidding lol.
 

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yessir!

Yep, as usual the Moosester is right on the mark.

BTW, my car has done this BAD since day one. We used to think it was a belt/idler/pulley deal, but even the 50 weight oil doesn't shut it up, it just changes it slightly.

Get used to it. It's a permanent feature of this engine design.
 

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Told the same thing here....unfortunately they had already put 0w40 in it....oh well next time!
 

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Used the 15w50 last summer and a few weeks back put it in again. It has worked for me to almost eliminate the whine!
 
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