September 21, 2010, 10:28 am
Hi guys am new to this forum and recently purchased a 2001 ford focus 1.8 td cl 120000, i am having problem with it as the revs increase to around 2000-2500 rpm it makes a loud houling noise and them sometimes stops for a while and then starts again, could anyone help me out and tell me what the problem is thanks
September 21, 2010, 11:03 am
There is no way to be sure unless you get it scanned. It could be the idle valve or a vacuum leak.
September 21, 2010, 11:13 am
Well the two big pipes that run into the intercooler have oil on them and one pipe has a little slit in it, do you think this could be the problem, its a loud nosie aswell thanks
September 21, 2010, 12:14 pm
you need to replace the split pipe before you start looking any where else on the car.
September 21, 2010, 2:52 pm
i would say the split intercooler hose is your problem, its a common fault on the diesels.
September 22, 2010, 10:22 am
Hi ive rapped duct tape around the slit to see of it still makes the noise and it does so carnt be that, i am still going to replace the hose thanks.
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