Fordmods Logo

whistling when backing off 


Page 1 of 1 [ 5 posts ] 

 Post subject: whistling when backing off
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:05 pm 
Smokin em up

Age: 29

Posts: 200

Joined: 7th Apr 2007

Gallery: 19 images

Ride: XR6 XH Ute

Location: Narre Warren Sth.
VIC, Australia

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
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:10 pm 
Getting Side Ways
User avatar

Age: 28

Posts: 5889

Joined: 2nd Mar 2006

Gallery: 5 images

Ride: '14 Grand Cherokee

Location: Port Lincoln
SA, Australia

just tell your mates its a blow off valve :P



11/93 ED OPT20 GLi | Full Boat Spec

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:33 pm 
Technical Contributor
User avatar

Age: 39

Posts: 4093

Joined: 20th Mar 2005

Gallery: 2 images

Ride: 2.0 Turbo VW

Power: 142 rwkw

Location: Seaford State:
VIC, Australia

Check the gasket under the Idle Speed Motor. (top of the throttle body)



Carefree, we may not be number one, but we're up there.

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:52 pm 
Getting Side Ways
User avatar

Age: 31

Posts: 2550

Joined: 28th Jun 2005

Gallery: 13 images

Ride: EF 5 Speed, XH Uterus :P

Location: Hobart
TAS, Australia

mine whistles all the time, but that's cause half the bottom air intake pipe is missing :P



Maloo - Holden's word for ugly.

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:08 am 
Getting Side Ways
User avatar

Age: 32

Posts: 4401

Joined: 25th Mar 2005

Ride: BA XT, BA XR6T, ED Ghia 5.0

Location: Perth
WA, Australia

My XT does too, its the cold air intake that does it. Sounds kind of cool actually but I doubt it does anything much.



What's the difference between a Holden and a sheep? It's less embarrasing getting out of the back of a sheep..

Display posts from previous:
Sort by  
 Page 1 of 1  [ 5 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot] and 28 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum



It is currently Tue May 22, 2018 12:36 am All times are UTC + 11 hours



(c)2014 Total Web Solutions Australia - Australian Web Hosting and Domain Names