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#1 BikerMark

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 04:44 PM

2 weeks ago I noticed a whistling noise coming from the engine of my 05 1.8tdci focus, mechanic looked at it an said it was the turbo, I got a used turbo from an 06 focus  with 37000 miles on the clock, the replacement turbo is now fitted and the car is still whistling, the mechanic said the whistling was definitely the old turbo, I haven't paid the mechanic yet, I just hope that I haven't shelled out £200 for a turbo that I didn't need, and he still needs paid, has anyone else ever had this problem or know what it might be that is causing the whistling?

 

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 05:34 PM

Alternator on its way out........

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 05:40 PM

Really? The reason I ask is, an autospark works with the mechanic and he surely would've picked up on that?

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:10 PM

Just saying as this was my problem..... I thought was turbo, ie the more u rev the higher n louder it went. . Didn't have a batt light on at first, it came on after a week or so...

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:16 PM

What about the water pump???

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:19 PM

Yea could be either, though its been whistling 2 weeks and ive no battery light on as yet.

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:21 PM

Do u got a air leak in a boost pipe?

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:22 PM

When it whistled did u loose power?

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:22 PM

Yea there was. It was replaced. And it still whistled after that

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:29 PM

When taking off the car would rev at the same level for a couple of seconds. Then it would rev faster as if you hit a boost button. Does this make sense?

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:13 PM

Has anyone else ever had this problem, and had it properly diagnosed.

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:17 PM

i'd check all your boost pipes and also get the car serviced. a clogged fuel filter can make a huge difference. the whistling, does it get louder as you get faster.



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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:21 PM

It does get slightly louder then stops if you really put your foot down

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 08:54 AM

if I was you I would remove alternator belt and start car and rev it to see if whistle has gone?

I had this on my old tdci mondeo new turbo fitted and still whistled every thing was checked and I mean everything and never got to the bottom of it,but running it with belt removed was one of the tests to rule out bottom pulley, alternator,tensioner ,idler rollers etc...



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:33 PM

Mechanic took the belt off said the car was still whistling, he said it might be a boost leak. I don't know if he knows what he's doin, it could be this it could be that? Not lookin forward to the bill.

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