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#1 Msig

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 11:06 AM

Hello all, I am hoping to get some help identifying an engine noise that has appeared over the last month.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=kPaiO3D9wzY

 

Above is a video with the noise, it is coming from the drive belt side of the engine and near the back. I have had the main crank pulley replaced recently to rectify another issue but alas it didn't solve this one. And now I'm noticing a change/roughness in the engine idle too.

 

I recon it's an idler or tensioner but could be wrong. The MOT is due in November and if she needs work then might as well ask my mechanic to have a look but a bit of research before may help in the long run, or allow me to fix the issue myself.

 

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

 


Edited by Msig, 22 October 2018 - 11:07 AM.


#2 discv

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 11:10 AM

Fact is that you could guess again and again. My guess is cam belt/pulleys.

 

The only way to be sure is pull it apart. And have a Gates cam belt/pulley kit/water pump to hand- around the 100 squid mark.


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