High pitched squeal followed by clicking

Hi, I have a 2018 Hyundai Kona. Been working great, but I recently took a long road trip cross country, and now I’m hearing a high pitched squeal, followed by a clicking sound, when I turn the car off. It’s coming from somewhere in the engine section of the vehicle, and it lasts maybe 10-30 seconds before turning off on its own.

Any ideas what this might be?

Your vehicule is under warranty…go to the dealer.


Does it happen every time you shut the car down? If not, be prepared for the dealer to say they can’t duplicate the problem. You can try to narrow it down. The next time you go for a drive, stop the car, open the hood, and listen to see where the squeal and clicking come from. You will need a helper to turn the car off while you listen for the source.

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