Hey guys. I've been having a whirling/knocking noise ever since I got my MSP. It gets louder and faster as I accelerate, louder and slower as I decelerate, and just loud as I turn right and left. Anyways, I thought it was bad tires, so I changed the tires (they needed to be changed anyway). Noise was still there. Tire Works told me that it was my wheel bearing. Got a 2nd opinion and they said it was my carrier bearing. The 2nd opinion showed me something loose and shaking, right by the transmission and that the "transmission was eating the seal of the carrier bearing" or something like that. I don't understand what is going on. If anyone knows what IS going on please lmk. The 2nd opinion is telling me to just get a used tranny and everything with labor will cost 1500 to 1800 dollars. I just spent 600 on tires. Kill me now.
I really like the car but this tranny issue is killin me. Everything else is fine with the car but the noise is very annoying! Please HELP!