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This forum seems the best place to ask Five Hundred related questions. My apology, if this does not belong here. Let me know if there is a better place for 2005 500 related questions. This is a 2005 FWD 500 SE, with 6 speed automatic transmission, and the 3.0 Duratec engine that's well known to 3rd and 4th generation Taurus owners.

Basically, when the car accelerates and tachometer is somewhere in 2000-2500 range, the engine starts making some strange, rough, high frequency noise. Kind of like what'd you expect if a little propeller or fan was starting to spin every time you press gas. I didn't know how to describe this, so I put a camcorder on the floor under driver's seat and recorded a half minute demo sound. Here is a link to a youtube video (worse sound, but I added text annotations to point where sound starts). You can hear it specially well with a good set of headphones.


Any suggestions what could be wrong with this car? Thanks..
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