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sparky19620

2.0 Tdci Engine Noise

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hi guy's i need a little advice.i have a 2004 2.0 130 bhp tdci.it has developed a rattling/vibrating noise on the o/s end of the engine,its only there on tickover,above tickover its perfectly quiet.mileage is 34000.

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this is most likly to be the aux belt tensioner, its a common fault on the tdci,its recomended to replace the tensioner,pullys and belt togeather, its not cheap for the kit but it is a job you can do yourself if your handy with the tools.see the link for more info.

http://www.fordmondeo.org/forum/showtopic.php?tid/816315/

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many thanks for that.reckon i can manage it ok i spent 20 years on spanners but bin a few since last did repairs and seems easy enough looking at those pictures...again many thanks for help

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just out of curiosity how often do these have to be changed.have just looked at my docs and see this was changed by ford under warranty shortly after i bought the car which then had 18000 miles on clock.

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they should last longer than 16000 miles its worth talking to ford and see what they say.

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