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 Post subject: ed making loud annoying noise... help
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:02 am 
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hey guys. i fired up my ed the other day and it was making a sort of thermo fan noise but 9 times louder... any ideas. the noise increases with the acceleration of the car... im stumped.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 12:41 pm 
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possible pully bearing or alternator bearings??

 

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 Post subject: Re: ed making loud annoying noise... help
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 12:55 pm 
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hey guys. i fired up my ed the other day and it was making a sort of thermo fan noise but 9 times louder... any ideas. the noise increases with the acceleration of the car... im stumped.


Your fan's viscous hub could be stuffed. Sometimes they seize up causing the fan to drive at full bore all the time.

 

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 Post subject: cheers.
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:04 pm 
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well i dnt know if this will help u identify it but the fan belt is screaming a fair bit too

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:13 pm 
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with the car off spin the cooling fan, if it spins freely then its fine if not then its stuffed. you never know might be a good time to switch over to thermos

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:17 pm 
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yeh it still seems to spin freely. might be the bearing or something... it was wierd tho coz it just started doing it randomly

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:31 pm 
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u sure its ure fan cheack your power steering fluid. thats lould if its empty
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Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:09 pm 
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pull the belts off and see if its still making the noise...

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:46 pm 
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yeah plenty of power steering fluid... i will check the pension tonite. cheers...

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:40 pm 
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Remove the belts one at a time and see when the noise stops. Idler pulley bearing made quite a noise on my EB before disintergrating.
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Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:55 pm 
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my eb was making a loud wizzing noise turned out to be the idler pulley.

 

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