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Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:05 pm 
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Hi guys
i have an xh xr6 and have just recently noticed a whistling noise when i back off
it's mainly when i am giving it a bit in second then go to shift. when i take my foot off the accelerator it makes a whistling noise
also the other day i installed a ba airbox with my dad and we started it up and gave it a few sharp revs using the dealy (gone blank) on the side of the throttle body and it did it then.
i do have a pod filter but you would think it would whistle on accelerating anyway it doesn't sound like it's from the airbox.
any suggestions would be helpfull
cheers
ben
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Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:10 pm 
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just tell your mates its a blow off valve :P

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:33 pm 
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Check the gasket under the Idle Speed Motor. (top of the throttle body)

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:52 pm 
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mine whistles all the time, but that's cause half the bottom air intake pipe is missing :P

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:08 am 
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My XT does too, its the cold air intake that does it. Sounds kind of cool actually but I doubt it does anything much.

 

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