Jump to content
Do Not Sell My Personal Information


Scary start to my non-turbo 1988 MR 2


bishopse5a
 Share

Recommended Posts

I'm the original owner of a 1988 non turbo MR2 with 92,000+ miles.  3 weeks ago when I started it, it started right up, however, there was a high pitched whirring noise that lasted about 45 seconds and then went away.  It had driven fine since then.  Thursday, I started it in my garage.  Started right up; same whirring noise; began backing out, but this time I saw smoke rising from the back engine cover holes.  I pulled it back in the garage and shut off the engine.  Burning smell.  I know this is bad.  Any guesses what the problem might be?  I hope to keep this car forever.  THANKS.   BISHOP   

Link to comment
Share on other sites


  • 4 weeks later...

That’s a common problem on the Mk1. Does it sound like whirring with some chirp noises along the way?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share




×
×
  • Create New...




Forums


News


Membership